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DIAGNOdent Laser Cavity Finder

DIAGNOdent Laser Cavity Finder

The KaVo DIAGNOdent Laser Cavity Finder

ADA approved, the KaVo DIAGNOdent laser detects cavities using sound. Using a low-density laser, hidden decay is found much like how a metal detector locates metal objects in the ground. When the laser pinpoints a cavity, it produces a sound. This allows our team to discover unseen decay and provide treatment early before larger oral problems develop.

The DIAGNOdent Laser Scanning Process

  • First, the laser is calibrated to your teeth by scanning one of your cleaned surface areas
  • Once the laser is calibrated, all of your teeth will be comfortably scanned within a few minutes
  • The laser desktop unit will emit an audio signal when cavities are discovered and provide a digital read out of the cavity location
  • The degree of tooth decay depends on the amount of fluorescence recorded

Advantages of the DIAGNOdent Laser

  • Proven to be 100% accurate in finding subsurface cavities that traditional methods may miss
  • The procedure only takes a few minutes
  • Because decay is found early, small issues can be corrected before becoming problematic
  • Fixing small problems early means less dental work needed for you, which saves you money
  • The laser is completely harmless to your mouth tissue and doesn’t require protective eyewear

For more information on the KaVo DIAGNOdent laser or to make an appointment, contact our office today!