Smile Missoula

Andrew C. Althauser, DDS
Ste C, 237 SW Higgins Avenue
Missoula, MT 59803-1485
(406) 721-2830
Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm
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Laser Caries Detection


Kavo Diagnodent

Our office utilizes the Diagnodent laser caries detector. As more and more patients value healthy and attractive teeth, earlier cavity detection is essential. Even very small lesions are detected at the earliest stage, enabling our patients to preserve and protect valuable tooth substance.

Benefits of Laser Caries Detector

Provides a higher standard of care for our patients with early cavity detection.
Permits use of minimally invasive treatments without unnecessary preparation.
Allows the quantification of caries activity over time with a precise and reliable measurement.
Allows the doctors and hygienists to detect suspicious areas needing further examination.
Extremely accurate diagnostic aid. Proven to be over 90% accurate.
Simple, fast, and painless examination.
No unnecessary x-ray exposure.

If you have questions about our laser caries detector, please contact Smile Missoula for more information.