By a show of hand – who likes going to a dentist? Not many people look forward to a visit to the dentist. Thankfully, the dental industry is continually creating and researching new ways to improve your visits. These new technological approaches make your trip to a dentist more efficient and comfortable. Here some of those ways’ technology has improved your dentist visit.
No more pain
If your fear of the dentist chair has been hindering you from addressing your teeth problems, tech has come to your rescue. Laser dentistry is virtually painless and can be used in a wide range of dental procedures. For instance, the Solea system uses unique wavelength and intricate computers to work on both hard and soft oral tissues. The resulting process of these tech guided approaches are blood-free, anesthesia-free, needleless, and no scary bone drilling.
The endodontic dental care treatments, which previously involved painful procedures, has been made easy and tender for the patients. Advancement in technologies has enabled the diagnostic and treatment of oral diseases. If scary diagnostic and treatment procedures held you back from sticking to your dentist’s appointments, get your calendar on track, and enjoy your trips to your dentist.
The latest advances in 3D imaging and crown printing have made same-day dental procedures effective and a reality. 3D scanners allow the capturing of images of your damaged teeth and print out a perfect match within minutes. In the past days, damaged, broken, or missing teeth could take days and numerous trips to the dentist before getting a diagnosis. Thanks to technology, all this can be achieved within a few minutes, if not hours.
Modern digital X-rays have streamlined diagnostic procedures. Remember when traditional X-rays took hours to capture and expose patients to dangerous radiations? Those days are gone. Tech-driven X-rays produce immediate images and diagnostic on computer screens without harmful radiation exposure. Faster communication is also possible since the information goes directly to the dentist. The results are accurate preventing any misdiagnosis.
Easy access to excellent care
Are you too busy to leave home or you forgot about your dentist appointment? Current technology is allowing patients to conduct initial scans at home using smartphones and technology attached toothbrushes to diagnose and prevent oral diseases. You don’t need to carry your medical reports everywhere you travel. Technological systems connect the dentists allowing other dentists all over the world have access to the patient’s oral reports.
Booking systems that allow patients to book their appointments with dentists only and when the doctor is free. In this case, you will not have to wake up, go to the hospital and find the doctor is not around, then go home disappointed with your aching tooth. Technology has made the administrative role of doctors straightforward by eliminating papers and pens.
Technology has revolutionized dentistry, and, yes, your visits too. Put the fear aside, make a trip to your dentist, and experience stress-free advanced care.