Spectra utilizes fluorescence technology to enable reliable tooth-by-tooth detection of fissure caries and caries on smooth surfaces that are too small to be detected by an X-ray. Its special light intensity LEDs project safe, high-energy violet-blue light onto the tooth surface. The violet-blue light stimulates metabolites of cariogenic bacteria (called porphyrins) to appear red when viewed on a monitor, where healthy enamel fluoresces green. Spectra can be used during the restorative phase to verify that all caries have been removed. It can detect decay hidden between the margins of existing composite and amalgam restorations. Spectra is FDA cleared and safe to use on both children and adults. The hand-piece connects directly to your computer network via a USB 2.0 cable.
- Spectra Caries Detection System
- Air Techniques, Inc.
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- 3 Years
- 0.5 Amps
- LED Light-Induced Fluorescence
- Pentium 4.2 GHz or Higher
Windows XP Pro
256 MB RAM
- Fluorescence Technology Indicates Extent of Decay With Color And Numerical Readings.
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