Dental Monitoring

Check Your Progress Anytime, Anywhere!

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Visualize Your Smile

Keep Track of Your Progress With DentalMonitoring and Your Smartphone

The DentalMonitoring app and ScanBox allow us to see your progress anytime, anywhere. What if you could get an amazing smile with fewer office visits and checkups from the comforts of your own home? With DentalMonitoring, you can!

You can send photos of your teeth and communicate with Dr. Murdoch and the Ocean’s Edge Orthodontics team securely from your home, office, or anywhere else! What’s more, your information is stored so that, over time, you can actually view a time-lapse to see how your teeth have moved as you progress toward your perfect smile!

Benefits of Dental Monitoring

Here’s How We Keep Track of Your Smile Journey!

Learning to Use the Tools

We’ll give you a ScanBox Pro and get you started using the DentalMonitoring app, and we’ll show you how to use both to take photos of your smile from anywhere! We’ll set a schedule for regular monitoring of your progress. You’ll send pictures through the app so we can keep track.

Communication Anytime

Once we receive your photos, we’ll review your treatment and ensure it’s on track with your plan. How does this help? It means you don’t need to come into the office for a simple check of your braces or Invisalign. Dr. Murdoch and the team can communicate with you and guide your treatment via the app.

Watch Your Progress

As you upload your photos, they are stored in your own secure, personal account. This allows us to review your progress anytime. Over time, the software can create a time-lapse video that shows the movement of your teeth. You can see how you’re moving toward your perfect smile!

Common Dental Monitoring Questions

Our team has answered some of the most common questions we get. If you still have questions or need help, please get in touch. We’re more than happy to help!

Ask Us Anything!

What Is Dental Monitoring?

Dental Monitoring allows you to use the DentalMonitoring app on your smartphone and the ScanBox Pro to keep track and keep us informed of your progress. 

How Do I Download the App?

You’ll be able to download the DentalMonitoring app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. The Ocean Edge Orthodontics team will send you an email with everything you need to activate your secure, personal account. 

What Is the ScanBox Pro?

The ScanBox Pro uses Cheek Retractor Tubes to get a wide shot of your mouth using your smartphone. Your ScanBox Pro box will come with the device, two tubes, a mesh storage bag, a support for your phone, and an instruction manual. 

How Do I Take a DM Image With My SmartPhone?

There are several ways to take a scan of your mouth with your smartphone using the DentalMonitoring app. The app includes several video tutorials that will take you step by step through the process. 

What Sort of Messages Will My Coach Send Me?

We will take a look at your scans that you provide through the app and will send updates and any instructions necessary to further your progress. For example, we may let you know what areas to concentrate on brushing if we see signs of tooth decay or gingivitis. We may also be able to tell you whether to continue to use an aligner that may not be fitting properly or to come in for a replacement.

Is the ScanBox Pro Dishwasher Safe?

No, the ScanBox Pro is NOT dishwasher safe and should never be placed in the dishwasher. The Cheek Retractor Tube that holds your mouth open should be cleaned with mild soap and cold water before and after each scan. Do not use disinfectant on the Cheek Retractor Tube or the phone support. If you’re unsure how to clean your device, refer to the instruction manual or contact us.

How Should the ScanBox Pro Be Stored?

Always store your ScanBox Pro in the mesh bag that comes with it. If you are storing or traveling with the ScanBox Pro, be sure not to put any heavy weight on or around it, as it could bend it out of shape and make it harder to get clear scans.

Healthy Smile; Healthy Life!

Our passion is positioning you for a lifetime of oral health. We also believe you’ll feel better about your appearance, will grow in self-confidence, and will smile more with braces or Invisalign treatment.

And at Ocean’s Edge Orthodontics, we believe that your smile is our legacy.

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Meet Doctor Murdoch – Your Orthodontist!

Community is at the center of Dr. Murdoch’s work. He believes everyone should have a safe place to belong, and he strives to create that place for his patients and coworkers.

When you join the community at Ocean’s Edge Orthodontics, you won’t just get straighter teeth. You’ll experience Dr. Murdoch’s growth-oriented, community-first approach to everything he does. It’s an inspiring approach, one sure to bring the best out of your smile.

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