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Laser Cavity Detection

One of the challenges that a dentist encounters is the early detection of tooth decay. Laser cavity detectors can be passed over the chewing surface of the tooth. Because light has a tougher time passing through dental caries than it does through healthy enamel and dentin, the presence of any early stage cavity will register on the device's display panel

Plaque Disclosing Tablets

The most effective way to clean teeth is through brushing. However brushing sometimes becomes ineffective because the plaque which needs removing is not visible. Disclosing tablets are chewable tablets that make dental plaque visible. This can help improve brushing techniques by giving immediate visual feedack.

Electric Pulp Test: No Response

An electric pulp test is used to quickly assess the health of a tooth.

Electric Pulp Test: High Response

An electric pulp test is used to quickly assess the health of a tooth.

Electric Pulp Test: Normal

An electric pulp test is used to quickly assess the health of a tooth.

Laser: Gingivectomy, Exposing Decay

Gingivectomy is carried out when part of the gingiva covering the teeth needs to be removed, in this case due to cervical decay.

Morphology: FDI Notation (International)

The World Dental Federation or FDI notation system is the most common system used internationaly. It uses two digits. The first digit identifies the quadrant. The second digit represents the tooth's distance from the midline.

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