Advancements in Dental Care

You have been avoiding taking care of that toothache for weeks now. More than simple procrastination, most patients tend to avoid getting their teeth treated out of the fear of the dental chair and all that follows with it. Before you start getting all jittery again, it would make you happy to know that there are a range of advanced dental products, tools and equipments that help experts take care of the health of your teeth with greater ease and more importantly, with hardly any pain.

Here is a list of some of new age dental procedures and tools that dentists are introducing into the practice for better management and comfort of patients –

1. Digital X-Rays – While digital X-rays in reality have been around for a couple of years now, this technology has recently gained acceptance among orthodontists. Digital x-rays are a lot faster and efficient when compared to traditional radiographs, and the images that are captured can be scanned into a computer – made available for later viewing. Professionals now have the facility to store these images and compare them with previous or future images to ensure comprehensive treatment. This technology is especially useful for endodontists who specialize in root canals, who would like to see that they have thoroughly cleaned the canal during the procedure.

2. Laser Tooth Cavity Detection – From traditional “explorers” that were used by doctors to hunt for decay in your mouth, dentists today are now using diode lasers which help identify pocket s of bacteria within your teeth through a digital reading technology. Doctors no longer need to poke around your mouth waiting for the ‘explorer’ to stick to decay. Doctors can choose to observe the teeth over multiple visits to compare decay levels based on which relevant treatments can be prescribed such as tooth removal or cavity fillings.

3. CAD and CAM Technology – Computer aided design and manufacturing methodologies in the field of dentistry ensure that patients need to make fewer visits to complete procedures crowns, bridges and Invisalign procedures. With the help of software and other CAD/CAM technology, dentists are able to drill the tooth for preparation and a picture is taken into the computer. The image captured is then relayed into a machine that manufactures the crown right within the clinic of your dental expert.

4. Thinner Veneers – Development of new materials makes it possible to create thinner yet stronger veneers that cover the front of your crooked or unattractive teeth. The thinner the material the easier it is for you to maintain the surface of your natural teeth intact.

5. Improved Bonding and Filling Materials – With better quality material developed for bonding and filling, a chipped tooth can be fixed with greater ease. Today, you can find bonding material made out of resin that is shiner and more durable. With a range of shades made available in the market, one needn’t worry about the aesthetics of blending it with your natural teeth.

In addition to this, there has been a significant progress in the quality of gum implant technologies. Membranes, bone grafts and proteins which boost growth of tissues are now well leveraged to facilitate the easy combat of gum diseases.

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