The intraoral camera is exactly as it sounds...a camera that takes photos inside the mouth. The camera is approximately the same size of a dental mirror and has a built-in light. The images that are taken can be displayed on the computer or television monitor inside each operatory. This helps the patient to see areas of concern, such as cracked or broken teeth, cavities, old fillings, recession of gums, and lesions of the oral cavity.
By using this camera, you as a patient, will have the ability to see for yourself first hand the same areas of concern we are seeing. With this understanding, you will be able to feel confident in your dental treatment. These images are also excellent for gaining procedure acceptance from insurance companies.