Watch 8-year-old Zac have his cavity filled with the fast, painless Waterlase procedure!
Read the full transcript »
Travis Stork: How many of your out here had a cavity filled I know many of you hate this sound. Well mostly for us who hate that sound has become an thing in the past we have a new starves like laser beam that makes giving the cavity filled absolutely painless we have doctor Christina Dough here she is a pediatric dentist, she is here with a patient 8 year old Zac enlighten and Zac you have no fear right buddy that's an enamel, hey what you would tell in the break that you are going to do to after we are playing hoops. Zac: Teaching in basket ball going forwarded. Travis Stork: There we go, so its going to be beat me plan for over first you are going to bear patient right. So this is a famous procedure you are not using Novocain. Christina: No Novocain no shot this is a great way of doing dentistry in 5 minutes start to finish no more cavities afterwards. Travis Stork: Are you ready Zac. Zac: Oh, yeah. Travis Stork: open the mouth and let's get started. Christina: Okay will let's get start in. Travis Stork: Im really curious to see how this works. Christina: The water laser dentistry is the greatest way of getting your dental filling is done these days, gone out the days of pain, shot filling were you leave the office with the numb within tongue but now I can get you started from start to finish without a shot without any fear or anxiety, with the water laser jump in the chair. Travis Stork: Is that you don't want to shot right. Christina: Close simile. Travis Stork: You want; no you don't right so you are going to give one that's the beauty of this. Zac: Yeah. Christina: So the water laser is just like a water gun spreads water into the mouth chips the way the decay and then the cavities all gone. The patient feels no pain it's nice and wants to come to the dentist because he has the best cavity filled ever. So now this is a great tool for adult patient too they can also hope in the chair get their fillings done and leave without having a numb before tongue. Male Doctor: So you are actually doing the grilling right now. Christina: Yeah, so immediately we just put our patients down and a get started, so Zac I am going to use my water guns to take out all the decay which are the sugar bids that eat at your tooth. So the sugar buds which is the path and that affects on your teeth is like a yellowish type of material and because of this there is a lot of infection in the tooth and eventually if you just leave the decay there what happens to a lot of patience said that they are so scare to come to the office and they end up needing a root canal, which a lot of times we don't want to have root canal so this is the best and easiest way of prevention take the decay out in its earlier stage without having to get it start. So the laser is inside this machine here and it comes out as a beam of light and breaks of the water molecule so water, Male Doctor: So that shows that there is the beam. Christina: Yeah, the sapling sounds. Male Doctor: But you don't feel anything right Zac, doesn't it hurt it all. Christina: So not surely, so the water laser is like a high power water gun or host that kicks away the decay and ends up removing the decay so what's really nice is you can have a very conservative respiration just by using water to take out the cavity. The once I know I am back into hard two suckers that neatly removed all decay in the cavity which is great, Zac are you doing okay. Okay so all the cavities done because now I have a rough solid hard tooth, Male Doctor: The cavity is gone. Christina: The cavity is all gone. Travis Stork: So now we are half way done. Christina: Now we are half way done. Travis Stork: The bad part is gone and we have to seal it. Christina: This is the easiest part this is sealing part, so Zac we are going to pick your tooth in four different layers so first what we are going to do is we are going to use the material called edge, edge is like a soap that cleans off the tooth which is really great so that
Copyright © 2005 - 2014 Healthline Networks, Inc. All rights reserved for Healthline.