All About New Technologies And Techniques Used In Dentistry

The industry of dentistry is constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of the patients. New technologies have been emerged to make patients feel comfortable as much as possible. Several new technologies have been invented to ensure the best services to the patients having dental problems. Among the various latest technologies some famous dental techniques are VELscope, Digital x-rays, Invisalign, Laser Dentistry, Dental Implants, Heal Ozone, DIAGNOdent, Intraoral Camera, Zoom Whitening and Nitrous Oxide and IV Sedation.

The different types of equipments used in dentistry

A dentist uses a special type of light named VELscope in the mouth of a patient to check abnormalities. This VELscope is now widely being used to detect early stage of cancer or any disease related to oral cancer screening.

A digital x-ray is also used by a dentist West Ryde and it is more improved than traditional x-ray in terms of its speed and radiation. Digital x-rays contain smaller amount of radiation and it is much faster. After digital x-ray, the image shows on computer within a few seconds. Dental professionals can make see the image to observe well. Then they could educate the patients about their oral treatment and entire oral health. This latest type of x-ray is also not very harmful for patients because this contains 90% less radiation than traditional x-ray. 

Invisalign are basically invisible braces which can straighten teeth. These braces are easy for cleaning and there is no restriction in eating food after Invisalign.

In Laser Dentistry, lasers are used to eliminate discomfort, improve efficiency, filling cavities, removing tumors, reducing tooth sensitivity and whitening. This type of dentistry is painless, faster and easily removes bacteria to avoid further complications. Dental Implants are basically screw-replacements for missing teeth. A dental professional uses implants to restore healthy smiles while in missing teeth. HealOzone is used to eliminate teeth decay. This method is effective because it includes Ozone which can be used to kill fungus and bacteria. DIAGNOdent is a device which detects cavities in hidden places in mouth. Regular x-rays cannot find those hidden cavities.

Doctors use intraoral camera to see well-defined pictures in the mouth of the patients. This technology allows doctors to conduct checkup thoroughly in mouth. Zoom Whitening is an art of whitening teeth. This is faster and give results easily only in one appointment. This whitening technique change a person’s smile and make teeth eight shades whiter than before. Laughing gas or Nitrous oxide make patients relaxed. The IV sedation method puts patients to sleep to make them unaware of dental sessions. This is recommended for those patients who are fearful to go through any dental surgery.