Laser dentistry is a minimally invasive treatment option mostly used when a patient is facing a cavity treatment, gum surgery or any other oral issues. We use lasers, i.e. focused light beams on altering or soft tissue procedure. Dentists across the world use lasers in a variety of treatments inside the mouth – it could be to reshape gums, whiten teeth and remove unwanted tissues. Laser treatment is also ideal for children who become anxious or afraid when having dental work done. Overall, the usage of lasers in dentistry is beneficial, safe and painless.
What are some common issues laser dentistry is used to treat?
While lasers most commonly treat gum related issues, these are some of the other problems which can also be addressed with lasers:
- Canker sore and cold sore pain
- Root canal infections
- Gum disease
- Gum inflammation
- Gum reshaping
- Remove of overgrown tissues
- Expose partially erupted wisdom teeth
What are the benefits of laser dentistry?
There are several advantages of laser dentistry as it is an easy and practically a painless procedure. All in all, it is a highly recommended treatment methodology given the multiple advantages it comes with.