Lasers are one of the most exciting advancements in dental care in recent years. Laser light cannot be detected by the nervous system, so pain is minimized or even eliminated. Laser treatments cause less bleeding and less damage to surrounding tissues, which results in faster recovery times. Lasers also sterilize the treatment area, which greatly reduces the chance of a bacterial infection.
There are many applications for laser therapies in our dental office: • Lasers provide immediate relief from cankers and cold sores. With just one visit to the dentist’s office, you can have your canker or cold sore removed. • Because they are so precise, lasers are ideal for re-contouring gum tissue in cosmetic procedures. • Lasers can also reshape or remove swollen gum tissue. • The intense energy in lasers has been proven to kill bacteria in gum pockets, making lasers an excellent treatment option for periodontal (gum) disease.
To learn more about the many benefits of laser dentistry, ask a member of our team today.