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What You'll Find in the Dentist's Office




1. Dental Chair: The focal point of Launceston Dentaltown's dental office, where patients sit during examinations and treatments. These chairs are designed for both comfort and accessibility, allowing dentists to work efficiently while keeping patients relaxed.


2. X-ray Machine: Essential for diagnosing dental issues not visible to the naked eye, such as cavities, gum disease, and impacted teeth. Modern digital x-ray machines emit minimal radiation and provide instant images for faster diagnosis.


3. Dental Drill: Also known as a dental handpiece, this tool is used for removing decayed tooth material and shaping teeth during procedures like fillings, root canals, and crown placements.


4. Scaler: A handheld tool with a sharp tip used to remove plaque, tartar, and calculus from teeth surfaces and along the gumline during dental cleanings.


5. Suction Device: Helps remove saliva, water, and debris from the mouth during procedures to maintain a clear field of vision for the dentist and improve patient comfort.


6. Dental Loupes: Magnifying glasses worn by dentists to enhance their vision and precision during intricate procedures, ensuring accurate treatment.


7. Autoclave: A sterilization device used to kill bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms on dental instruments to prevent cross-contamination and ensure patient safety.


8. Camera: A small camera used to capture images of the inside of the mouth, allowing dentists to show patients their oral health issues and treatment options visually.


9. Dental Light: Adjustable light sources mounted above the dental chair to illuminate the oral cavity, providing better visibility for the dentist during examinations and procedures.


Understanding the equipment found at our Dentaltown Launceston's dental office can help alleviate anxiety and build trust between patients and Dentaltown dentist, fostering a positive dental experience for all involved.

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