Some children say it reminds them of a digital thermometer while older kids say it reminds them of a remote control. Either way, these children are transformed into willing patients, awaiting each magic beep.
What could this piece of dental technology be that seems so exciting and fun to pediatric patients? Dr. Winifred Booker calls it her “magic tooth wand” – a.k.a. the wireless pen version of a laser caries detector.
Pediatric and general dentists have the added challenge of putting small patients at ease. As dental technology evolves, it has the opportunity to become less threatening and intimidating for children and adults. Dr. Booker explains how the sytem works and its benefits for any practice – no matter the age of the patient (or dentist).