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Diagnodent Laser Cavity Detector is a wonderful tool for diagnosing the various stages of dental decay. This laser instrument will scan the teeth with a harmless light of different wave lengths to find hidden decay, allowing us to treat the tooth in the earliest stages of decay. This new technology is completely safe and pain free.
The device looks like pen and it simply glides over tooth surface constantly checking the health of the tooth providing instant feedback on the health of the tooth. A number scale and an alarm signal the operator when there are signs of hidden decay!
Soft Tissue Lasers
We use Soft Tissue Lasers in conjunction with other procedures. The “Biolase Diode Laser” and the “Kavo Diode Laser”. This allows us to get better final result and quicker healing with less sensitivity for the patient. The Lasers allows us to clean, sterilize and desensitize the operative area and promotes healing and eliminates the need for more invasive procedures.
We use the Laser in treating Periodontal (gum) diseases which can eliminate the need for gum surgery. They are also being used to help sterilize canals in endodontics and aid in teeth whitening. Another use for the soft tissue laser in to easily cure canker sores since it gives immediate pain relief and causes the ulcer to heal in 24-72 hours.
Read our Laser Dentistry for Canker Sores Article
Watch the Laser Periodontal Therapy Video
X-rays are the most important tool a dentist can use because they show a true picture of your teeth, allowing us to see what the human eye cannot. In order to set patients minds at ease about the risk of getting over-radiation exposure, we have changed our x-rays over to a new hi-tech computer system that has a much less exposure to radiation.
Dental X-rays are very important because they can expose hidden tooth decay, reveal a dental abscess, cyst or tumor; show impacted or extra teeth, cavities, fractures; and also help determine the condition of fillings, crowns, bridges and root canals, among other problems.
We are proud to be a completely digital and computerized Glendale dentistry practice. With digital radiography, these state-of-the-art computerized images help us instantly identify any dental issues, such as gum problems and tooth decay, and expose the patient to 90% less radiation than traditional X-rays.
CEREC® One-Visit Restorations
CEREC utilizes CAD/CAm technology to create quicker dental impressions and provide the ideal same-day dental restoration experience. CEREC is applicable in today’s world where patients do not have the time to make multiple dental visits. With this technology, you can experience the best in luxury, convenience while maximizing your smile. Learn more by visiting our CEREC page.
The TMJ is comprised of the temporal bone, the lower jaw, and the disc. The lower jaw or mandible connects to the skull via the temporal bone at the temporomandibular joint. However, the disc can slip out of place, and this results in a misaligned bite and other painful symptoms.
Learn more by visiting our TMJ page.
Did you ever wonder what the dentist sees when she’s examining your mouth? With our intra-oral camera, you can watch while Dr. Martirosyan works. An intra-oral camera is a tiny, precise camera that fits into the mouth and takes digital photographs of the back teeth and gums, allowing to view cavities, decay, gum disease, and other dental problems helps patients clearly understand their treatment.
iTero Digital Impression Scanner
The iTero scanner technology simply creates a better, more accommodating experience for Invisalign patients. It creates a simulation of the treatment plan and helps guide patients in what to expect from the treatment, manage their expectations, and reduce the chances of irregular fitting aligners. This technology creates digital impressions of your mouth using the highest quality images and does not require any invasive processes. For more information, visit our iTero Digital Impression Scanner page.
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