A painless procedure, Air Abrasion is a relatively new decay removal/tooth technique we often use in place of the traditional dental drill.
For certain small cavities, Air Abrasion can mean NO needles and NO drills. It is a relatively new technology in dentistry.
A high powered stream of air, with powder, cleans decay from small cavities on the chewing surfaces of back teeth, allowing a white filling to be bonded in place.
Compared with the traditional drilling method, the advantages of air abrasion are many and include the following:
When you come in for your appointment we will let you know if you have any cavities that are good candidates for this procedure.