Laser Dentistry

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Laser Dental Treatment

Laser dentistry is the use of lasers to treat a number of different dental conditions. Compared to drills and other non-laser tools Laser dentistry offers a more comfortable treatment option for a number of dental procedures involving hard or soft tissue. The laser light produces a reaction when it hits tissue, allowing it to remove or shape the tissue. Laser dentistry makes dental treatments more efficient, cost-effective, and comfortable because the laser treatment is usually completed in fewer sessions.

Benefits of laser dentistry

  • Less bleeding than traditional surgery
  • Less likely to require sutures
  • Anesthesia may not be necessary
  • Less damage to gums
  • Shortens the healing time
  • Less likely to infections

Uses of laser dentistry

  • Removing tissue from a partially exposed wisdom tooth
  • Reshaping gum tissue that has overgrown due to certain medications
  • Removing and reshaping bone and gum tissue during crown lengthening procedures
  • Removing inflamed gum tissue
  • Removing muscle attachments that restrict tongue or lip movement