AIR ABRASION/MICRO ABRASION

What is Air Abrasion?

Air abrasion(Micro Abrasion) is a new technology that uses a small stream of particles to remove tooth decay and prepare teeth for dental fillings. Air abrasion is less invasive than traditional dental drilling, and it can be used to treat a wide variety of dental problems, including decay, discoloration, and minor gum recession. Air abrasion is also a good option for people who are afraid of the dentist or who have sensitive teeth.

How does Air Abrasion work?

Air abrasion uses a small stream of particles, less than one micron in size, to remove decay and clean the surface of the tooth. These particles are carried by a stream of air and are so small that they don’t cause any pain or damage to the tooth.

Is Air Abrasion safe?

Air abrasion is a safe and effective way to treat a variety of dental problems. It is less invasive than traditional dental drilling, and it does not require anesthesia or numbing agents. There is also no risk of infection or other complications.

What are the benefits of Air Abrasion?

Air abrasion is a quick and easy procedure that can be done in one visit to the dentist. It is less invasive than traditional dental drilling, and it does not require anesthesia or numbing agents. There is also no need for dental drills or other hand instruments, which means there is no risk of infection or other complications.

What are the disadvantages of Air Abrasion?

One disadvantage of air abrasion is that it can only be used to treat small areas of decay. It is not effective for large cavities or for treating gum disease. Additionally, air abrasion can sometimes cause temporary sensitivity or pain in the treated tooth.

How much does Air Abrasion cost?

The cost of air abrasion varies depending on the size and location of the decay, as well as the type of insurance you have. However, air abrasion is usually less expensive than traditional dental drilling.

What should I expect during and after Air Abrasion?

During air abrasion, you will likely feel a vibration or buzzing sensation in the treated tooth. You may also taste or smell particles in the air. These are all normal side effects of the procedure.

After air abrasion, you may experience temporary sensitivity or pain in the treated tooth. This is usually mild and goes away within a few days. You can reduce any discomfort by rinsing your mouth with cold water after the procedure.