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Diagnodent: a tool to detect and correct tooth decay

Early detection of cavities, or “caries,” is key to dental health. DIAGNOdent is a hand-held detection tool that scans your teeth with harmless laser light and searches out hidden decay at its earliest stages.  The process of detecting caries (the earliest stages of caveities) is especially difficult with caries often being under the hard surface of otherwise healtlhy teeth. Locating hidden decay before it destroys your tooth from the inside out is crucial. Simple and Safe Early detection X-rays have been part of the process for detecting cavities for decades, but they are limited in detecting subsurface decay or cavities
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