Microabrasion, also called “drill-less dentistry,” allows you to have dental work performed without the anxiety that sometimes goes with it. Many people dislike the sounds and feelings of drills. This amazing new procedure allows us to remove cavities and decay without using a drill. Instead, microabrasion works by spraying very small particles of aluminum oxide (or a similar substance) on the teeth. Because the particles are mixed with pressured air, they are strong enough to remove cavities, stains, and decayed or damaged tooth structure.
Microabrasion is painless, so it does not usually require the use of anesthesia.