Sterilization procedures and infection control are top priorities at Austin Family Dental. The staff is highly trained through continuing education to meet all current recommendations by the American Dental Association, OSHA, and the CDC. All instruments are high heat autoclaved after each use.
Upgraded Digital X-Ray
X-rays are used to create images of the teeth, gums and bone to reveal the current condition of these structures and if treatment is needed.Â X-rays use radiation to produce these images, but too much exposure can result in damaged body cells.Â Thanks to growth in x-ray technology, digital x-rays are becoming more popular because they emit 80% less radiation then traditional dental x-rays.
At Austin Family Dental we use digital x-rays to:
- reduce patient exposure to radiation by 80%,
- show and discuss treatment options with the patient,
- have the ability to clarify and magnify for better diagnostic quality and
- have the ability to quickly transfer x-rays from/to another office.Â
- DIAGNOdent (Laser Cavity Detector)
DIAGNOdent is a reliable tool to aid in the detection of cavities and chips with over a 90% accuracy rate. Even very small cavities are detected at the earliest stage, enabling you to protect and preserve the tooth substance.
Dental magnifying loupes are used by Dr. Austin to achieve superior vision of fine tooth details and allow for a better diagnosis and result of your dental treatment.Â These custom magnifying glasses are equipped with powerful lights and special magnifying lenses which improve visibility and diagnosis.
Dental Air Polisher
Air cleaning system for removal of stains and bacterial plaque, cleaning of enamel surfaces prior to sealants
Phillips Zoom! Whitening is a professionally supervised bleaching and custom tooth whitening system used to remove surface stains quickly, and effectively.Â
Included with any of our custom whitening kits is our Whitening for Life Program. Which helps you to maintain your teeth whitening with FREE touch up bleach at each six-month preventative visit, for life!