Using Advanced Tools To Study Your Oral Health

A closer look at your smile can reveal more than you know. Over the course of a regular dental exam, your Katy, TX dentist will perform a thorough review of your teeth, and look for any problems that need treatment. Over the course of this evaluation, they can even find problems that have yet to cause you discomfort! Advanced imaging technology can help provide a more advanced study of your oral health, which can mean earlier detection and intervention of problems. In addition to using advanced imaging tools to look at teeth, your dentist can use technology to study your bite function. Problems with your bite can indicate different issues that affect your well-being, and the health of your smile.

Relying On Digital Imaging Technology During Preventive Exams

Intraoral cameras and digital x-rays make it easier to take a remarkably thorough look at your smile. Digital x-rays are safer than traditional x-rays, as they produce significantly less radiation. They also lead to images that are ready faster, and in a more convenient form – you and your dentist can study digital images of your teeth together on a screen. Intraoral cameras make it easier to see areas that are normally difficult to observe. By checking those hard-to-see areas, your dentist is able to identify problems that might otherwise escape detection.

A Study Of Your Bite Function Can Help Your Dentist Check For Possible Problems

Studying your bite with Tekscan pressure mapping can lead to the detection of troubles that affect your well-being. Your bite can be affected by crooked teeth, or because certain individual teeth are not able to withstand biting and chewing pressures. By recognizing these issues, your dentist can intervene and help you.

Talk To Lathrop Dental Center About Scheduling Preventive Oral Health Care

Thanks to modern dental technology, routine dental exams can lead to more information and detail than you might expect. Lathrop Dental Center is proud to provide expert preventive care to patients in Katy, TX, and those from Fulshear, Weston Lakes, Simonton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Brookshire, Wallis, Orchard, Cypress, Sealy, Columbus, and all surrounding areas. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, you can reach our office in Katy, TX, by calling 832-437-3849.