Top Dental Technologies at Applegate Dentistry & MedSpa
At Applegate Dentistry, our state-of-the-art dental technology allows our team to provide safer, more comfortable experiences, and produce high-quality same-day restorations right here in our Covington, KY dental office!
Dr. Applegate and his team use advanced imaging tools to provide fast, non-invasive cavity detection and detailed preventive examinations. We're proud to utilize safer digital x-rays, laser technology for painless dentistry, and highly advanced instruments for detecting tooth decay in its very early stages.
Our advanced, high-tech dental equipment more effective, save our patients time, and offers a more relaxed, comfortable experience during your preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry appointments. You may experience any of the following dental technologies when you visit us at Applegate Dentistry:
Safe Digital X-Rays
At Applegate Dentistry, we use digital x-rays to expose patients to less radiation. Modern advances to digital x-ray technology mean Dr. Applegate and his team can achieve optimal results using only a small fraction of the radiation compared to the x-ray machines of the past. Our digital x-ray system provides our team with more accurate imagery and a digital image that is immediately viewable. The result? A shorter appointment time and a faster, more effective restoration placement process!
Solea Laser Dentistry
At Applegate Dentistry, our advanced Solea laser takes the drill, the needle, the noise and the pain out of dental visits. Our team is proud to have added Solea dental laser to our selection of dental tools.
Solea is the first CO2 dental laser system cleared by the FDA for hard and soft tissue procedures. Solea offers a unique wavelength guided by sophisticated computers to deliver virtually painless dental procedures for both teeth and gums from simple cavities to complex surgeries. Solea dental laser replaces the dental drill in the majority of procedures in our practice, resulting in a more pleasant overall dental experience.
The benefits of the Solea dental laser include:
- Stress-free dental experiences without drills and needles
- Quick, easy treatments performed in a single dental appointment
- Returning to the rest of your day in minutes
CEREC Same-Day Restorations
Applegate Dentistry can restore your damaged or broken teeth in just one visit, thanks to CEREC technology! With CEREC, natural-looking dental restorations crafted from tooth-colored ceramic material can be provided in just a single visit to our office.
CEREC has revolutionized the way our practice can deliver treatment to our patients. This high-tech equipment allows us to restore damaged teeth in a single visit. The result is beautiful, natural-colored restoration that blends perfectly with the rest of your smile! Your restoration will bes metal-free -- no silver fillings to discolor your smile! The ceramic material is compatible with tissue in your mouth and is high-grade, anti-abrasive and plaque-resistant, allowing us to be extremely precise and save more of the healthy part of your tooth.
At Applegate Dentistry, CEREC technology can be used to craft same-day veneers, partial dental crowns, full dental crowns, and any other single-tooth restoration.
Diagnodent is a laser that can detect a cavity through the enamel of your tooth. It is very accurate and totally painless! The dental laser (which is emitted from the wand) vaporizes the bacteria within the grooves of the tooth and then uses these vapors for analysis. Our dentists trust the findings of Diagnodent — the success rates are near 100% for accurately diagnosing a cavity with Diagnodent.
The Latest Dental Technologies in Covington
At Applegate Dentistry, we strive to use advanced dental technology to make your experience as efficient, comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Our diagnostic equipment aids us in making quick, accurate diagnoses and helps us effectively plan your treatment. We strive to utilize the latest, most advanced technology available to provide you with the best possible experience and care every time you visit our office.
Ready to schedule your next dental appointment? Give us a call today!