The new developments in dental procedures are enhancing quality and reducing the pain and side effects of dental surgery. Here are a few FAQ about dental laser procedures:
What is Laser Dentistry Used For?
Laser dentistry is used for a variety of dental treatments including treating canker sores and sensitive teeth. Lasers can also be used to treat gum disease, as well as to remove extra gum tissue. In some cases, lasers can also be used in root canal treatments. Lasers are also a very precise way to fix a cavity, which means less time is required for the procedure and dentists also do not have to cut out as much from the healthy tooth as you would using a drill.
How Do Lasers Work?
Laser dentistry is a minimally invasive option in which the laser energy can be precisely directed at the decayed or diseased tooth structure to remove this without destroying anything else. Lasers can reduce the number of bacteria in both diseased gum tissue and in tooth cavities and can help to control bleeding during surgery.
Is Laser Dentistry Painful?
Not usually. Laser dentistry is generally pain-free and drill-free dental experience. It is a safe option and is accepted by many trained dental professionals. Although, you do need to wear special laser eyewear during the surgery so that you do not harm your eyes. The dental laser procedure is designed to take less time and provide a comfortable experience for you and/or your kids.
What Are The Benefits of Laser Dentistry?
There are many benefits to laser dentistry, but one of the most important benefits is quicker healing after a surgical procedure because of the laser sterilizing the gums. In terms of time, lasers can help get certain procedures completed quicker compared to traditional procedures. Lasers can also be used to reduce bleeding. Finally, in some cases where teeth need fillings, lasers can be used without the need for freezing.
Asante Dental Centre uses Waterlase dental lasers for more precise treatments. To experience the benefits of laser dentistry, schedule an appointment with your nearest Asante Dental today.