Diode laser is used in our office to treat a variety of dental conditions such as frenectomies (to relief the tight fibrous attachment of the lip to the gums as it may cause recession of the gums and sometimes spacing between teeth), gingivectomies (to reduce overgrowth of the gums and expose the natural surface of teeth to reduce inflammation and correct cosmetic problems), teeth desensitization (relief teeth sensitivity at the gum line) and many other soft tissue surgical procedures to minimize post operative pain and bleeding and for faster healing process.
Laser dental treatment is a beam of light pointed at your teeth. The light beam not only sterilizes infected areas with accuracy, it also closes off blood vessels. Most patients don’t need anesthesia, so your dental visit will be relatively short.
Lasers have grown in popularity since the ‘60s and are now used globally. They have proven gentle on the mouth and effective at removing old composite fillings and fumigating infected root canals. Lasers are also used for crown lengthening, bone shaping and oral surgery.
Benefits of Laser Dental Treatment:
- Low noise level
- Faster healing
- Reduce risk of infection
- Less need for anesthesia
- Less need for multiple dental appointments