Cavity Detection

Discussing DIAGNOdent Technology for Laser Cavity Detection: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bluebonnet Dental Care endeavors to stay up-to-date on the latest dental technology. This allows us to offer you the very best top-quality dental treatments, while using the most sophisticated and accurate dental tools available.

We are able to detect cavities and decay very early using DIAGNOdent technology. We can locate the decay in order to effectively provide treatment. With over 90% accuracy, the DIAGNOdent fluorescent laser technology enables the doctors at Bluebonnet Dental Care to pinpoint early stages of cavities underneath the tooth’s surface.

Using Lasers To Detect Cavities In Baton Rouge

Using a laser to detect cavities is a crucial aid for a more thorough oral exam for you and your family. We highly recommend scheduling an appointment so we can accurately assess your oral health using DIAGNOdent technology!

  • The modern laser technology gauges the tooth’s density and penetrates approximately 2 millimeters inside the tooth’s surface where decay initially breeds.
  • With this advanced technology, our dentists utilize this exploratory tool to locate cavities and decay underneath the tooth’s surface.
  • This is much more accurate than the old “jab it with a pick and see if they jump” method.
  • Actually, some x-rays cannot even discover cavities or decay at their early stages with this much preciseness!

Detecting decay in its earliest stages can help us accurately assess and plan the treatment(s) needed to stop the decay and this leaves you with a much smaller filling. Laser cavity detection is key for early detection because if the decay worsens, cavities and other dental problems can form.

We are happy to say that DIAGNOdent technology presents many benefits for our patients:

  • Perhaps the most attractive feature for patients is that DIAGNOdent does not require jabbing a pick into the tooth.
  • Early, potential cavities can be found, cleaned, and sealed before requiring fillings.
  • Since we will detect decay at its early stages, the dentist will be able to preserve a greater amount of your tooth, catching the decay before it spreads.

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