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Laser Cavity Detection

Detecting Early and Hidden Tooth Decay

The DIAGNOdent laser cavity detection system is a revolutionary diagnostic tool for detecting early and hidden tooth decay deep in the grooves of the chewing surfaces of the teeth. It can detect cavities not easily seen on x-rays or by visual examination. Early detection of tooth decay can preserve valuable tooth structure and reduce the size of fillings needed to restore the teeth. This results in lower cost of treatment and lessens the risk of more complicated treatment becoming necessary. The DIAGNOdent gives us a simple and comfortable tool for detecting tooth decay.

“Using the DIAGNOdent laser, we can detect even the smallest of cavities early, before significant decay has set in.”

How DIAGNOdent Works

DIAGNOdent uses laser technology to scan your teeth with pulses of harmless laser light. When the device detects a cavity, fluorescent light rebounds to the sensor in the wand and is translated into a digital and audible read-out. In general, the greater amount of decay that exists in the tooth the higher the number on the read-out.

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