Instant intra oral imaging
At Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane, we use the latest in imaging equipment and technology.To rule out the presence of decay, or infection, we take instant intra oral images with just one quarter of the exposure of regular imaging. We believe in prevention, that is why we recommend regular diagnostic imaging every 12months, so we may diagnose and manage caries and other disease issues as early as possible before they become big problems.
Instant Extra oral full mouth imaging
At Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane, we have an on site extra oral full mouth imaging machine so we can assist to give you an immediate diagnosis and the valuable information that you would normally have to wait days or sometimes weeks for because you need to be referred away to a dedicated off site clinic. We appreciate that your time is valuable, that is why at Melbourne Street Dental Studio, South Brisabne we invest in equipment that makes your visit more convenient.
At Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane, we also have a diagnostic laser can help confirm or eliminate the presence of caries or bacterial infection in your tooth! In about 90 percent of the time we rely on dental imaging to rule out decay or caries but sometimes the answer is not absolute and another tool is required to confirm our findings. That is why we like to have several tools onboard to help confirm our findings, and deliver the optimal service and care we pride ourselves in, at Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane.
Durr high resolution intra oral camera
At Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane, we understand it can be very overwhelming coming to the dentist let alone trying to understand what they are saying. That is why we see the value in having the latest in communications equipment available to you. We have cameras that can capture still images as well as a video of your teeth and mouth so you can see exactly what the dentist sees. This also allows you to take part in the diagnostic and treatment planning process. Camera based diagnostics helps to take the mystery out of the dental examination visit, it helps to build trust and communication because you can see exactly what the dentist sees on a big screen. This helps you feel included in the presentation and discussion of dental findings and the decision making process. After all it is about your treatment needs and options for your mouth. It is important that you fully understand the process, and at Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane, we are committed to improving communication.
Saliva testing; pH and Bacterial Levels
At Melbourne St Dental Studio, South Brisbane, we understand that some people struggle with constant gingivitis, and caries no matter how often they clean and floss their teeth and gums. We look further than that, we test your saliva pH along with the level of Steptococci Mutans in your mouth which may be an underlying catalyst.
In some cases we can help to assess your diet and provide dietary advise. We can also refer you to a nutritionist if required.