Digital x-rays are quickly becoming adopted by a large percentage of the dental industry. A digital x-ray allows the dentist to take an image of the tooth or teeth and put it into an imaging program. Within this imaging program, there are a number of tools that will allow the dentist to take a very close look at the teeth and surrounding structures with amazing accuracy.
As a benefit to the patient, the digital x-ray also provides nearly 80% less radiation than a standard x-ray. This is due to the fact that the digital version of the x-ray is much more sensitive to this radiation and has been specifically designed with the patient in mind.
Endodontics, more commonly known as a root canal, is a procedure where the roots or nerves of the tooth are removed. This is often due to the fact that they are infected and the tooth is causing pain.
Rotary endodontics is a way of performing the root canal utilizing a specific electrical hand piece. This tool often makes the process faster and allows the dentist to perform the process with greater ease.
The DIAGNOdent helps detect dental cavities at the earliest possible stage so that the most appropriate treatment can be presented to you. DIAGNOdent is a fluorescent laser that finds cavities which lie beneath the surface of the tooth.
There are often cavities that x-rays and the explorer do not find. This advanced technology helps to preserve a greater amount of your tooth structure by uncovering dental decay before it progresses too far.
Contact our dental care professionals in Warwick, Rhode Island, to find out more about the state-of-the-art technology we use.