Dr. Thomas Aldridge, dentist at Odana Hills Dental in Madison, Wisconsin offers a new service to detect cavities early on, so patients can take preventative measures
MADISON, WI, December 11, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Odana Hills Dental (http://odanahillsdental.com
). Cavities are a common issue among patients of all ages, from toddlers to seniors. When cavities go untreated they often lead to other more serious issues, including tooth infection and tooth loss. The earlier a cavity is detected the better.
Madison cosmetic dentist, Dr. Thomas Aldridge, of Odana Hills Dental is an expert when it comes to early detection of cavities and other potential dental problems. That's partly due to his extensive dental training but also thanks to a valuable new dental tool called the Spectra Early Cavity Detection.
The Spectra Early Cavity (Caries) Detection aid is a special tool that shines a fluorescent light on the teeth to identify potential areas of decay. It is quicker, more effective and less invasive than the usual way of detecting cavities - by poking and prodding the surfaces of the teeth.
Benefits of Early Cavity Detection
A cavity is an abscess in the tooth that may expose the inner pulp and root. Eating tons of corrosive sugary treats that eat at the tooth enamel or failing to brush properly can increase chances of developing cavities. Unfortunately the average person does not know that he or she has a cavity until it starts to hurt - and that may be too late in some cases.
If the cavity is detected too late, the patient may have to have a root canal or have the tooth pulled. With the Spectra, Madison cosmetic dentist, Dr. Aldridge, can tell if there's a problem very early on, then do a proper cleaning, and if necessary, a minor amalgam filling to prevent further break down of the enamel.
"I'm happy to be able to offer my patients a simple way to detect cavities and other potential dental issues as early as possible," says the Madison dentist.
The sooner a problem is caught, the less extensive the work that needs to be done to correct it. This new Spectra technology can help patients save time and money.
Besides treating general tooth problems, Dr. Aldridge also specializes in veneers, Invisalign, dental implants and of course root canal therapy.
For a general or cosmetic dentist, Madison residents can call Dr. Aldridge's office or visit his website at odanahillsdental.com to ask for an appointment. Check out odanahillsdental.com for oral health resources, directions and a list of leading services. Also, join Google+ and connect with Odana Hills Dental at https://plus.google.com/+Odanahillsdental
. Call (608) 274-5510 today for an appointment.Contact:
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| 5510 Medical Cir., Madison, WI 53719 | (608) 274-5510 | www.odanahillsdental.com
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