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What is CariVu?

CariVu is the radiation-free alternative to dental x-rays.

What are the Benefits?

• No radiation
• Better for gaggers
• Less risk for pregnant patients
• Rule out suspicious xrays
• Less removal of healthy tooth due to targeted cavity preparations
• Easier for patient’s to recognize areas of concern.

What is the Process?

  1. The camera is moved from tooth to tooth taking individual photographs of any areas of concern in the mouth.
  2. The CariVu picture, intraoral camera picture and xray are all compared and a treatment plan is recommended.
  3. Patient are then shown the photographs.

How Long Does it Take?

Typical scanning of the entire mouth takes 2-3 minutes.

What does it cost?

NOTHING! We include this service as part of our examination and cleaning service.
Read more about CarieVu here.