Dr. Paulson has incorporated some of the latest dental technology into his Novi, MI family dentist office in order to provide more accurate and lasting dentistry with less discomfort and down time. Dr. Paulson and the staff of Arbor Dental Associates are dedicated to providing the highest standard of dental care and the best possible patient experience.
Dr. Paulson worked as a dental lab technician prior to becoming a dentist and incorporates his in depth knowledge and understanding of this side of dentistry into his use of technology, providing a unique perspective when helping patients to restore a damaged or decayed smile. Our technology is chosen for its overall quality and ability to enhance both diagnostics and restorations, for better results in all aspects of your dental care.
About TRIOS® Technology
Dr. Paulson can design, fabricate and place high quality dental restorations using TRIOS® CAD/CAM technology, often during a single visit to our Novi, MI dentist office.
Using a small, pen-like scanner Dr. Paulson and his staff can generate high definition, 3-D digital images to be used in making a highly accurate diagnosis of your dental concern without the need for uncomfortable, messy impressions.
This technology also records and evaluates the natural color of your teeth for replication in your new dental restoration. A new dental crown will match your existing teeth and provide a comfortable fit for lasting results.
Digital Cavity Screening
Dr. Paulson uses DEXIS CariVu™ to screen for tooth decay during your routine dental visits, looking for the early signs of decay that can be addressed with conservative measures to avoid a larger cavity or tooth damage.
This hand held device uses transillumination to look for very small changes in the tooth surface that are often invisible to the naked eye, allowing Dr. Paulson to monitor or treat decay in the very early stage.
Used in conjunction with routine dental x-rays, which look for additional changes in the surrounding structures and bone, Dr. Paulson obtains a comprehensive view of your oral health that provides a foundation for your personalized care at Arbor Dental Associates.
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral cancer is on the rise and can often be difficult to treat when caught in the late stages. During your routine dental exam, Dr. Paulson and his staff screen for the early warning signs of oral cancer, helping to prevent late stage diagnosis.
Dr. Paulson enhances oral cancer screening with VELscope® Vx technology. Using a hand held device, Dr. Paulson shines a fluorescent light into the oral cavity which will illuminate suspicious tissue that can indicate a possible concern.
This screening is quick, painless and can be life saving in the event that abnormal tissue is identified. Oral cancer screening is just one aspect of how routine dentistry can play an important role in your overall health and well being.
About Soft Tissue Dental Lasers
Dr. Paulson uses a soft tissue dental laser to treat a variety of dental concerns with less pain, side effects and down time.
A soft tissue laser can be used in periodontal therapy for removing bacteria in the deep pockets of the gums and stimulating the regrowth of healthy tissue. The laser can often eliminate the need for oral surgery when treating diseased gum tissue, allowing for faster healing and minimal discomfort during your procedure.