Air Abrasion – South Shore, IL

Air abrasion is a drill-less alternative for removing decay that uses compressed air & tiny abrasive particles sprayed in a fine stream using a specialized dental tool. Air abrasion gently & gradually remove spots of tooth decay or staining from the surface of teeth. The removed decay & particles are then suctioned away. Compared to traditional methods of removing decay, air abrasion involves less heat, pressure & vibration & is found to be more comfortable by some patients.