At Kaka‘ako Smiles,
Nomad™ X-Ray Gun
The Nomad™ is a battery-powered and completely cordless handheld x-ray system. With the Nomad™ X-Ray Gun, our team can take accurate, efficient scans with less radiation exposure than most conventional systems.
The intraoral camera is used to record images of your teeth, gums, and soft tissues of your mouth, and is helpful in both diagnosis and treatment planning. At Kaka‘ako Smiles, we want you to be involved in your dental care. Being able to take photos of the inside of your mouth and share these photos with you allow us to do that.
Dexis CariVuTM is a new device that utilizes transillumination technology. This technology uses light to produce an image similar to that of an x-ray, but without the radiation exposure. With the CariVuTM, we can safely and effectively detect cracks as well as early stages of tooth decay that may not be visible on a standard x-ray.
Our advanced digital x-ray system allows us to view your teeth and surrounding structures with remarkable accuracy. These images provide the information our dental team needs to plan your dental treatment.
A panoramic x-ray machine rotates 360-degrees around your head to capture an image. This image allows us to visualize your teeth, sinuses, bone structure, and other anatomical features. When combined with your standard x-rays, we have a more complete visual record of your mouth.
Air polishing is a new way to polish and manage dental biofilm. This device uses specially processed fine powders in pressurized air and water to create a warm spray that removes surface stains, plaque, and other soft deposits from your teeth. Currently, Kaka‘ako Smiles is the only dental office on the island providing Airflow therapy as part of our professional dental cleaning procedure.
The Cavitron is a handheld device used during dental cleanings. While scaling can be completed by hand, the Cavitron uses ultrasonic technology to remove calculus from teeth and below the gums gently and effectively.
Rotary Endodontics Handpiece
A rotary endodontics handpiece is a tool designed for root canal therapy. This handpiece allows us to complete the procedure more efficiently so our patients can have a quicker and more comfortable experience.