What is Laser Dentistry?
Laser dentistry has several applications. Our Fotona lightwalker laser can be used to take decay out of teeth, release tongue and lip ties, clean out surgical sockets, clean out periodontal pockets, trim excess gum tissue, and even help our patients stop snoring! Laser dentistry uses high-powered laser technology to power away soft and hard tissue.
Why is Laser Dentistry needed?
Laser dentistry promotes healing and can deliver precise energy bursts to the sites being treated to, cut, debride, disinfect, build collagen, or shrink swollen tissues. It is a genuine multitasker in our dental office!
Who is a candidate for Laser Dentistry?
Laser technology is safe and effective for most patients. You can benefit from this type of option because it is often painless, and many of our patients won't even need anesthetic while the laser is in use while treating cavities or snoring. In fact, both adults and children can benefit from this type of option when coming into our office.
What happens during Laser Dentistry?
It depends on the procedure! We use our laser in removing decay from teeth, cleaning out sockets from extractions and open bone biopsies, doing laser bacterial reduction therapy on our periodontal patients, and releasing tongue and lip ties, and building collagen for nightlase procedures to stop snoring. It's a true multitasker!
If you think you might benefit from laser dentistry, call us today so that we can get you in for a consultation appointment.