Laser dentistry is one of the most advanced dental treatments today. Laser technology that combines focused light and thermal energy for a highly precise, exceptionally gentle dental experience. Laser Technology allows dentist to perform a wide range of procedures with benefits including: Faster healing time and less trauma.
When surgery is required, conventional treatments, utilizing a scalpel and stitches can cause a great degree of discomfort. Laser treatments provide patients with greater comfort, less bleeding, faster healing and better clinical results than conventional treatments.
Below are some examples where we can use the Dental laser in day to day practice
Canker sores and cold sores, Ulcers are a painful nuisance. They can make talking or eating difficult, and always seem to take forever to go away. Laser user dentist can safely and efficiently treat these sores on your lips, tongue, inner cheek and gums — often relieving pain immediately. Laser energy is applied to the sore for just a few minutes
Most people experience immediate pain relief
Sores typically heal faster when treated with laser
Potentially avoid prescription medication for your sore, avoiding its side effects and possible drug interactions.
Laser practitioner, can control the bacteria in your mouth to prevent the progression of gum disease and bring your gums back to health. Laser Dentistry offers significant advantages including:
Eliminates bleeding gums
Reduces discomfort associated with red, swollen, tender gums
Promotes more rapid healing and care of oral health.
NO ONE WANTS SURGERY
But when surgery is required, conventional treatments, utilizing a scalpel and stitches can cause a great degree of discomfort. Laser treatments provide patients with greater comfort, less bleeding, faster healing and better clinical results than conventional treatments.
FIX “TONGUE TIE” OR PREVENT GUM RECESSION
Tissue connections that restrict the movement of your tongue affecting your speech, a child’s ability to feed or cause gum recession can be “released” with the Laser Treatment. Less bleeding and a reduced need for anesthetic or sutures in many cases while using Laser.
IMPROVE “GUMMY” SMILE
It is possible to improve the smile makeover by shaping the gums, known as laser soft tissue gingival contouring. The laser safely removes excess gum tissue that may give you a “gummy and healthy” smile.
The laser technique is also used in whitening teeth. The laser whitening chair side procedure is so short, which means less time is spent driving back and forth to the dentist’s office. It also means that less time will be spent away from work and less time will be spent sitting in the dental chair resulting in a more comfortable experience. Laser Whitening is ideal for anyone looking for immediate results.
Laser in Dentistry making dental care a more relaxing experience for Dentist and patient.
Laser Benefits for the Dentist
- Practice growth and differentiation
- Precise incision, excision and ablation
- Quality of work
- Clean, clear and bloodless operating field
- Reduced stress
- Greater efficiency
- Fibre provides better access
- Versatile tool for several applications
Laser Benefits for the Patient
- Minimal or no bleeding
- No swelling, faster healing
- Reduced post-operative infection
- Minimal or no anaesthesia
- Minimal pain and inconvenience
- Less time in chair, less anxiety
- Whitening- single visit procedure
- High quality treatment
- Less time predictable result
- Can be used in pregnant and pacemaker cases