One national agency estimates that advances in dental research save Americans more
than $4 billion a year. Dentistry today has the most sophisticated, high-tech equipment
ever available, allowing the dentist to treat and diagnose with remarkable precision.
Such technology also vastly reduces, and in some cases eliminates, much of the pain
and discomfort for you. Some of the more exciting advances coming out in dental
research include new genetic therapies, tissue repair methods and improved materials
that are biocompatible.
Here's a look at some of the newer technologies:
- High Speed radiography - high speed radiography allows your dentist to easily spot
deep tooth problems such as bone loss, deep decay and root canals.
A Future without Drills and Fillings?
Some health experts believe that a future without drills and fillings is not that
From regenerated teeth using your own DNA, to such futuristic techniques called
"bio solutions" that treat disease on a molecular level, incredible advances
are being explored every day. For example, bacteria that cause decay may one day
be able to be modified before they cause damage.
For more information about hi-tech dentistry or to answer any questions or concerns, please see our dentist in Encino today or call us at