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Air abrasion

Air Abrasion Nepean

Exploring the Method of Air Abrasion

Experience a revolutionary approach to dental care with air abrasion—a technique that replaces traditional drilling for cavity removal. This advanced method employs a miniature sandblasting tool, eliminating the need for a conventional dental drill. Discover how air abrasion redefines your dental experience at Citigate Dental in Nepean.

The Science Behind Air Abrasion

Air abrasion utilizes a specialized instrument that delivers a precise stream of particles—typically composed of silica, aluminum oxide, or a baking soda mixture—onto the affected area. These particles, propelled by compressed gas, gently eradicate decayed matter from the tooth's surface. The dislodged particles are efficiently suctioned away, resulting in a virtually painless and minimally invasive procedure.

Ensuring Your Safety

Your well-being is paramount to us. When undergoing air abrasion treatment, protective eyewear is mandatory to shield against stray particles. Additionally, a protective rubber dam may be employed to safeguard your gums and neighboring teeth from the particle stream, ensuring your utmost comfort and safety.

Advantages of Air Abrasion

Air abrasion boasts numerous advantages over traditional drilling methods for treating cavities:

  • No generation of heat, sound, pressure, or vibration during the procedure.
  • Diminished need for anesthesia; shallow cavities may even be treated without anesthesia.
  • Preservation of a greater portion of healthy tooth structure compared to traditional drilling.
  • Reduced risk of tooth fracturing or chipping.
  • Efficiency and speed, leading to shorter time spent in the dental chair.

Contact Citigate Dental Today for Air Abrasion Excellence

Experience the future of dental care with our dentists at Citigate Dental, conveniently located at 4285 Strandherd Drive, Unit #12 in Nepean, ON. Book your appointment now and embrace a new era of gentle and innovative dental treatments.

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