For Drs. Charles Ferzli and Kelly Prettyman of Smiles of Cary, keeping patients’ smiles healthy and vibrant means a commitment to mastering cutting-edge advancements, learning new techniques, and employing modern technology. This dedication to 21st-century dentistry allows the team to address a wider array of client concerns with greater efficiency. The practice’s iTero Scanner, for instance, creates a digital image of patients’ teeth and mouths, eliminating the need for time-consuming dental impressions. Similarly, the speedy CEREC 3D system allows the dentists to make ceramic crowns, inlays, and veneers in-house and in a matter of minutes, while the Kodak digital x-ray system collects high-definition images with ease. When combined with the professional expertise of Drs. Ferzli and Prettyman, this technology helps the staff members create healthy, flawless smiles for their patients and their patients' ventriloquist dummies.