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Intra Oral Camera Dental Care

Impact Dental Care, Lorton is a fully digital clinic, we are equipped with the most advanced technology that can be used to diagnose and treat dental problems with great accuracy and effectiveness. Book your appointment at Impact Dental Care, Lorton. Call now 703-952-6600 or Schedule Online.

In today's world, Video and photography has become the most useful tool for patient education in the field of medicine. Likewise, dental practitioners have the intraoral camera. Intraoral cameras are essentially tiny digital cameras that enable dentists to capture images of difficult-to-reach areas in the mouth. They can easily go inside the mouth and capture digital images inside it. They are powerful tools to effectively find out teeth problems hidden even in the most troublesome areas of the mouth.

Impact Dental Care Intra Oral Camera

The camera looks like a writing pen that, when moved around inside the mouth, allows the practitioner to see detailed, enlarged images of teeth surfaces, gum conditions, and other minute detail about tissues, cavities, etc. that cannot be seen by the naked eye. An intraoral camera does not cause any pain or discomfort to the patient and has no side effects. It captures clear video and images of the corroded or tarnished fillings, hairline fractures, bleeding gums, plaque, and several other critical teeth problems in real-time, while the patient is comfortably seated in the dental chair.

How Does Intraoral Cameras Work?

Intraoral camera is an amazing handheld device that combines an extremely bright light source with a tiny, high definition camera. Intraoral camera looks a lot like a writing pen, and when moved around inside your mouth, it gives our team the ability to see enlarged, detailed images of the surfaces of your teeth, the condition of your gums, and other valuable information about the tissues inside your mouth. These images can be transmitted to the computer and can be seen by both, the patient and the dentist.

Benefits of Using an Intraoral Camera

  • Intraoral camera images allow the patient to get involved in the process of diagnosis.
  • Better understanding of the problem as well as the proposed treatment.
  • Along with radiographs, the high-end image quality and strong zooming capabilities of the camera intensifies the diagnosis.
  • Intraoral camera images are great for use in consultations between dentists for better understanding of a case as well.
  • In terms of restorative dentistry, you can show and compare the state of the teeth prior to and after treatment.
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