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GentleWave® Procedure

GentleWave® Technology

The GentleWave® Alternative: A Higher Standard of Clean.

What makes the GentleWave Procedure an effective alternative to standard root canal treatment? The difference is in the technology.

GentleWave Ultracleaning ProcedureStandard Root Canal Treatment

In a standard root canal treatment, a series of files are used to reach inside the tooth and mechanically remove the infected tissue. For decades, it has been the prevailing method of cleaning root canal systems.3

Root canal systems, however, are highly complex, with twists and turns that make it difficult for files to reach everywhere. In addition, there are microscopic places along the canal walls where bacteria can hide.

The bacteria left behind will continue to multiply, which can cause the infection to return. As a result, you may find that you require another root canal treatment down the road.

GentleWave® Procedure Video

See how the GentleWave Procedure delivers better cleaning

The GentleWave Alternative: Technology That Saves Teeth

GentleWave technology presents a breakthrough alternative to standard root canal treatment. In the GentleWave Procedure, a sterilized instrument delivers a vortex of procedure fluids through your tooth, cleaning debris from canal walls and thoroughly disinfecting in the places where bacteria live.1

The GentleWave Procedure offers the following advantages:

Minimally Invasive

Minimally Invasive

Unlike standard root canal treatment, the GentleWave Procedure replaces much of the instrumentation with a vortex of procedure fluids. Many patients—especially those who have undergone standard root canal treatments in the past—describe the experience as comfortable.

A Higher Standard of Clean

A Higher Standard of Clean

The GentleWave System’s broad spectrum acoustic energy enables fluids to travel through your root canal system, removing tissue and disinfecting complex anatomies and the microscopic spaces where bacteria can hide.1,2

A One-Session Procedure

A One-Session Procedure

In most cases, a GentleWave Procedure can be completed in just one session. In addition, because GentleWave technology is so effective at cleaning and disinfecting the root canal system, there's less chance of failure over time.1,2