One of the newest and most exciting technologies available to today’s dentists is the T-Scan Computerized Occlusal Analysis System. T-Scan Occlusal Analysis, which can only be accomplished with this new system, enables dentists who use it to accurately measure both occlusal timing and force. What does that mean for you?
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Most dentists would agree that early cavity detection is an effective weapon against severe tooth decay. While this is mainly done manually or with an x-ray, dentists also have the help of the Diagnodent Laser to assist in this process. Diagnodent Laser cavity detection is more than 90% accurate and is able to detect cavities inside the teeth, not just on the surface or in between them.
Digital radiography is also referred to as digital x-rays and is a form of x-ray imaging in which digital sensors are used in place of traditional photographic film.
Gingivitis and periodontal disease can be prevented by practicing good oral hygiene. Depending on how severe the cases may be, surgery could be necessary to repair the damage done to the teeth and bones. The repair costs could be very expensive, even for people with dental insurance. By taking preventive measures, you can avoid periodontal disease and keep your mouth healthy.
Brushing and flossing
Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gum tissue, which if left untreated, will ultimately lead to the need for periodontal care. Periodontal disease is an infection of the bones and gums that surround the teeth. Once healthy gums remain inflamed (gingivitis), they ultimately cause infection to set up and create the need for the patient to be treated immediately.