An Intra oral camera is high-resolution cameras that fits comfortably inside your mouth. These tiny cameras allow your dentist to obtain accurate and detailed images of the inside of your mouth.
When is an intra oral camera used?
An intra oral camera is a practical chairside tool. It lets the patient to be an active participant in his or her oral health care process, and provides better idea of what's going on.
The camera provides the dentist with clear, detailed images of the mouth. These can be saved directly to the patient's file with a click of a button.
The intra oral camera also allows our dental team to take accurate before and after pictures of dental restorations, and can also expose the details of a damaged tooth more accurately.
What are the benefits of an intra oral camera?
Before we had intra oral cameras, dentists showed their patients their teeth using a mirror. This often left a foggy picture at best.
Intra oral cameras provide accurate photos of each tooth.
This means patients can make informed decisions together with their dentist, and develop a treatment plan in collaboration.