DIAGNOdent is a revolutionary tool that uses a small laser to locate decay at an early stage of development. In studies, it has been shown that DIAGNOdent is more accurate than X-rays. What's more, it emits no radiation, because it's not taking an image of your teeth; it's just scanning them. The process is completely comfortable and requires no anesthesia.
At Mt. Scott Family Dental, we believe in practicing conservative dentistry. Finding decay early with DIAGNOdent lets us treat it without making dramatic changes to your teeth. As a result, they incur less damage and more of your natural smile stays in place.
We can also use DIAGNOdent to identify areas where decay is likely. By re-mineralizing these areas with fluoride, we can often prevent cavities from forming in the first place. Now that's something to smile about!