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
1. Is laser dentistry safe for my overall health?
Laser dentistry is the most conservative and minimally invasive form of Dental treatment. It has large indications in possible areas of treatment.
2. How does laser dentistry reduce and eliminate pain?
Being the most minimally invasive form of treatment Laser dentistry has very low recovery time and hence least surgical discomfort.
3. How long does a laser dentistry procedure take?.
Depending on the extent of procedure from a few minutes to a few hour.