UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL…with your teeth!

July, 2014

by Dr. Nicole Andersen

Have you ever visited the dentist and listened to a discussion of what was going on with a particular tooth in your mouth and only heard a garbled mess of “number 19 MODBL amalgam with a fracture on the buccal and marginal breakdown”? Huh?

intraoral photo

The use of intra-oral cameras in dentistry can really help aid the dentist, hygienist, and patient alike in diagnosing and understanding the best treatment for oral care. With the use of a small camera inside the mouth, pictures may be taken that can be enlarged on the computer monitor, so that there is a true and
mutual understanding of the condition of the tooth. Many of these cameras can also aid in the detection of cavities and gum inflammation as well.

At Artisan Dental, we want you to understand the health and condition of your mouth, so that together we can properly create oral and overall wellness. Our use of intra-oral cameras aids us in your care and helps patients to understand our recommendations for treatment.

We hope to see your teeth up close and personal at your next visit!