From Waterlase® MD and Digital X-Rays to Intra Oral Cameras and Magnification – Grasslands Dental Care is committed to their patients.
Good question! Here's an example: Instead of digging through paper files, we are able to access patient history in seconds in your digital file and make more accurate assessments. We are also able to keep ourpatients up to date on the condition of their teeth, recommended treatments options, and advise them on potential developments.
Our DIAGNOdent is a pen-like laser we use to detect caries (cavities) that cannot be seen with the naked eye. Years ago, when we were faced with a suspicious looking tooth we had to make a decision.
Should the tooth be opened up? What if no caries is found? On the other hand, does it just give caries more time to destroy the tooth's surface? Quite a lot to consider…
With the advent of the DIAGNOdent, we are able to detect what was previously undetectable, make precise diagnoses and proceed with the right treatment.
At Grasslands Dental Care our Waterlase® MD is just one of the many investments we've made to our patients.
Waterlase® MD uses a combination of laser energy and water that works without ever touching a tooth.
In many cases what this means is, we use fewer needles and less anesthetic.
The Waterlase® MD laser can be used to remove decay, prepare a tooth for a filling, assist with root canals, adjust gums for smile makeovers, as different way to do surgical procedures for gum and bone – just to name a few.
Digital x-rays are easily stored and retrieved right from our computer system. They are safe for patients, and are used to create an overall picture of your mouth. No more digging around files or waiting for x-ray films to develop.
An intra oral camera is a tiny, high resolution device that fits very comfortable inside your mouth providing a level of access and detail in even the most hard to reach places. The sharp accurate images are enlarged so that you and our dental team can view them together. The greatest benefit is that you become an active participant in managing and understanding your oral health.
Loupes allow your Grasslands Dental Team to bring the state of your dental health into greater focus. The Loupes allow us to clearly see small cavities, a slight crown fracture – details that would be missed by the naked eye.
What this means for us as dental practitioners is that we can make assessments.
The iTero Element Scanner is a state-of-the-art digital impression system that eliminates the need for messy putty in your mouth. With our iTero Element Scanner, we can digitally capture a detailed 3D model of your teeth and gums. Not only is this process far more comfortable than the old putty based impressions, but it’s faster and can offer a superior clinical endpoint.
Treat yourself to a brighter smile at Grasslands Dental!