Lasers in dentistry reduce pain and also speed up recovery times after dental treatment
Laser dentistry is at the forefront of virtually pain-free dentistry, as it’s gentle, reduces chances of infection and increases healing speed.
The breakthrough of using lasers in dental treatments is becoming well established and more and more dentists and patients are becoming confident that a laser can provide a better treatment experience.
The most exciting factor about laser dentistry for most patients is that drills and needles are not required.
While the best part is, lasers provide pinpoint accuracy and reduce discomfort during treatments. In many treatments, lasers also eliminate the need for anaesthesia.
What can laser dentistry be used for?
There is a number of dental treatments that benefit from dental lasers, including:
- Removal of tooth decay
- Gum disease treatment
- Soft-tissue treatment
- Sensitive teeth
- Preparation of cavities prior to fillings
- Certain cosmetic procedures (whitening teeth)
The benefits of laser dentistry?
Dental lasers have numerous benefits over traditional methods.
- Reduced discomfort during dental procedures
- Many procedures may not require anaesthetic
- Reduced bleeding
- Heat generated by lasers can eliminate bad bacteria
- Lower chances of infection
- Reduced swelling and inflammation
- Shorter healing processes
- Pinpoint accuracy which reduces collateral damage
- No need for dental drills or needles
Are there any side-effects of laser dentistry?
Laser dentistry comes with minimal side-effects when carried out by a professional dental practitioner with the required experience and training to perform laser dentistry. At Kitchener Street Dental, our dentists have been sufficiently trained to provide laser dentistry.
While undergoing laser dentistry we will take all the appropriate safety precautions, to keep both our patients and dentists safe.
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