CariVu for Caries Detection
Caries from the Latin for “rottenness” sometimes referred to as tooth decay or cavities, are not always easy to spot. With the new CariVu technology small or minor areas of decay in between your teeth are uncovered. This allows Dr. Goldstein to treat them when they are small therefore preserving more of your tooth structure.
CariVu as a 2nd Opinion
The inability to see caries clearly can lead dentists to over or under treating a problem area. With the CariVu transillumination technology, Dr Goldstein has a 2nd opinion at the ready. When a problem area is unclear through traditional radiography, CariVu can take a closer look. Transillumination clearly displays difficult to examine caries in the early stages of decay or interproximal (inbetween) decay allowing Dr. Goldstein to confidently determine the next steps in your dental plan. It has been our experience with Cariview that many areas of decay that do not show up on traditional X-rays at all are found with this technology-truly amazing!
While we offer reduced radiation x-ray technology through Digital Radiography, some patients would rather avoid radiation all together. CariVu can provide a comprehensive view of patients’ teeth without exposing them to any radiation.
Dr. Goldstein and the Randolph Dental Care team can help you determine, whether CariVu can improve your dental treatment plan.