When it comes to keeping our teeth healthy and strong, there are some exciting advancements that can help. No longer do dentists need to use old-fashioned x-rays when checking your teeth for issues, for example, nor do they have to rely on a visual inspection alone when determining the presence of bacteria and other problems. Today, there are a whole host of technological options that help make our lives a little bit easier. Let’s take a look at some of the technology that we at Excellent Dental Specialists are happy to offer.
The iCat FLX Cone Beam CT Scan Machine is a machine that scans your body and produces 3-D images of your neck and head in order to help us better diagnose issues and develop treatment options.
>> Learn more about the iCAT FLX Cone Beam CT Scan Machine
The Global Surgical A-Series Microscope is a surgical microscope that offers an innovative new development for dental microscopy. These kinds of microscopes offer better visualization of the mouth and surrounding areas to help us diagnose issues as soon as possible. They also help in the root canal process!
>> Learn more about the Global Surgical A-Series Microscope
Periolase MVP-7 is the sole laser approved by the FDA for use in a procedure known as the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure.
>> Learn more about the Periolase MVP-7
The diode laser helps our dental hygienists disinfect diseased gums.
>> Learn more about the Diode Laser
Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA) is a device that is able to detect small changes in your Tempromandibular Joint, and is useful when it comes to diagnosing and treating disorders that stem from this area.
>> Learn more about Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA)
The Intralock L-PRGF Centrifuge helps use the personal growth factors of specific patients to help in the regeneration of soft and hard tissue that has been lost. This can be especially useful during oral, implant, and periodontal surgery.
>> Learn more about the Intralock L-PRGF Centrifuge
Digital radiographs offer images similar to those produced by x-rays, but with reduced exposure to radiation.
>> Learn more about Digital Radiographs
This process enables us to check for risk factors and bacteria related to gum disease in order to diagnose or treat the issue.
>> Learn more about DNA Analysis through DNA Labs
This exam tests for the HPV virus—in fact, it tests for 50 various kinds!
>> Learn more about the HPV Virus Exam
When we decide to culture specimens during an examination from gingival fluid, we use this testing to determine what kind of bacteria is present and how to best eliminate them.
>> Learn more about Culture and Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing
Sometimes OTC toothpaste just isn’t strong enough to help with sensitive teeth. If you’re in this position, these agents can help.
>> Learn more about Tooth Desensitizing Agents
This dental hand piece helps us achieve better surgical precision, which in turn can reduce the trauma to soft tissue. It’s even used in brain surgery!
>> Learn more about Piezosurgery