Technology detects cavities earlier, dentists say

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Feb 10 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — Some dentists are starting to use record that gives them an early foresee of cavities. They contend it can save patients time, income and pain.

Dr. Christopher Young is regulating a sincerely new apparatus called Spectra in his dental exams. It gives dentists and patients a clearer design of how germ are spiteful teeth.

“Bacteria, when it gets in a tooth, we have no thought what instruction it’s going to start to eat divided your tooth,” Young said.

Spectra spots germ and cavities that can get missed by a dentist’s eye, an path-finder tool, or even X-rays. It’s a camera of sorts, packaged into a wand. It sends a lamp of fluorescent light to a tooth. Any cavity-causing germ on a tooth will simulate that light, in opposite colors.

Orange or red signifies bigger problems.

“That’s revelation us that’s a poignant form and that’s going deeper into your tooth,” Young

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