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Everything you need to know about dental x-rays

Everything you need to know about dental x-rays

If you visit your dentist regularly, you likely experience getting a dental X-ray every few visits. These X-rays are extremely useful for dental professionals looking to diagnose oral issues and see what is going on below the surface of your gums. You may have wondered to yourself just how useful and safe these X-rays are they when you are exposed to them regularly. Well, we’re here to give you the answers you’re looking for!

Read on to discover everything you need to know about dental X-rays.

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What Happens During a Routine Dental Checkup?

What Happens During a Routine Dental Checkup?

What happens during a typical checkup? Well, let us tell you all about it!

According to the Canadian Dental Association, about 80% of Canadians visit their dentist at least once each year for a regular dental checkup. However many people have little to no idea what is actually happening in their mouth while they’re in the dental chair.

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Visiting a Modern Dentist: Improvements In Dental Technology

Visiting a Modern Dentist: Improvements In Dental Technology

The bad news is summer has officially come to an end. The good news is there is never a better time to focus on self improvement and catching up on your to-do list. Visiting the dentist for your bi-annual cleaning and check-up is the best way to keep overall dental costs low while keeping your teeth and smile in top condition. At the core of a good dental appointment is the technology our dentists use to make your time in the chair quick and comfortable.

We’ve come a long way from pulling teeth to cure a tooth ache, but dentistry continues to evolve every year and it’s already a very different experience for most adults than it was growing up. Improvements across the board to preventative care, sedation and pain relief, restorations and cosmetics make just about every procedure you undergo safer and more reliable. Even the experience of visiting a 123 Dentist clinic has improved, from check-in to transferring your files.

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How Dentists Use DIAGNOdent to Catch Cavities Early

How Dentists Use DIAGNOdent to Catch Cavities Early

Visiting the family dentist has changed a lot over the years. Today’s dental professionals are equipped with modern equipment that assists them in delivering better services to their patients. This is true even for the identification of cavities. While many general and family dentists still rely on dental picks and x-rays to find cavities in their patients’ teeth, others take advantage of modern tools. Among these tools is a piece of equipment known as DIAGNOdent. It catches cavities early while they are still small and insignificant. Thanks to this technological marvel, DIAGNOdent catches cavities in their earliest stages, identifying decay when it is just beginning.

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How HealOzone can be used to treat tooth decay

How HealOzone can be used to treat tooth decay

Until recently, the only way to stop decay from spreading through a tooth was to drill out the decayed parts of the tooth. HealOzone is an alternative treatment method, which instead focuses on killing the bacteria in the decayed part of the tooth. This method is preferred by many patients because it is painless and does not involve the unsettling feeling of the teeth being drilled.

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123Dentist.com Clinics Have Switched to Digital Charts

123Dentist.com Clinics Have Switched to Digital Charts

123Dentist.com clinics go digital! Modern dentistry has changed so much from 50 or 60 years ago. In fact, with modern advances cropping up every year or so, the face of dentistry today is completely different than it was a decade ago. 123Dentist.com clinics manage to keep up with modern trends, continually delivering an exceptional level of care to their patients. In particular, 123Dentist.com clinics have decided to go digital with all of their patient charts.

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Continuing Education Helps Dentists Keep Up With Technology

Continuing Education Helps Dentists Keep Up With Technology

Technology is always advancing in the medical industry, and dentists are just one of many groups of medical professionals who have to keep up with the latest technological advancements. If you’re wondering how dentists keep up with today’s technology, you’ll be relieved to know that the certification process for dentists requires that they continue to keep up-to-date on medical advances through continuing education.

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What Dental X-Rays Can Tell You

What Dental X-Rays Can Tell You

Dental X-rays help dentists to figure out what is going on beneath your gums. X-rays go through things that normal light cannot, which sheds light on things that can’t be seen with the human eye. Taking an X-ray is a crucial part of your dental exam because it allows dentist to take a closer look at your oral health to make sure that nothing is missed or overlooked.

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B.C. Scientists’ Research Could Improve Oral Cancer Detection

B.C. Scientists’ Research Could Improve Oral Cancer Detection

A team of scientists from B.C., along with the help of dentists and doctors from UBC, SFU, Vancouver General Hospital and the BC Cancer Agency, may have discovered a way to improve early oral cancer detection.

While there have been technological advancements in early oral cancer detection, like the VELscope exams, there is usually a delayed response in diagnosing a patient for oral cancer. Therefore, in case the lesions in your mouth are not cancerous, dentists don’t want to immediately recommend surgery in order to avoid unnecessary treatment or pain. On the other hand, this puts the people who have cancerous lesions at risk for a delayed response for oral cancer treatment.

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