By Dr. Shen
A common challenge faced during dental treatment is maintaining a dry field, providing adequate lighting, and managing water and saliva effectively. One of the innovations that has significantly improved the dental experience for patients is the Dental Isolation System. This device incorporates a flexible mouthpiece that a patient can gently bite on while the dental professional works on treatment. The device protects the tongue and guards the airway. It is also connected to a high-powered vacuum that suctions water and debris during the dental procedure, thereby decreasing water and saliva contamination in the working field. The device also has an LED light that illuminates the working area. With improved visibility and moisture control, your dentist or hygienist can work more efficiently, reducing procedure times and enhancing the overall dental experience for you. As technology continues to advance, we are sure to see more innovative dental systems adopted to enhance safety and minimize patient discomfort.
This article was published on 09-29-2023 in The Altamont Enterprise.