Laser treatment is the latest technique in dental technology. Lasers have been used in both medicine and dentistry for various applications. Dental lasers, in particular, use low-level light to help promote healing tissue healing. Low light lasers are also referred to as cold lasers, since they do not heat the body’s tissues. Laser treatment can be used for the effective treatment of:
- Aphthous ulcers
- Dentine hypersensitivity
- Herpes simplex (cold sores)
- Osseointegration of implants
- Periodontal disease
- Post extraction pain
- TMJ dysfunction
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Tooth movement
Did You Know?
LASER is an acronym for “light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation”. Simply stated, this means that lasers use a concentrated beam of light to transfer energy to a specific location.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Am I a candidate for laser treatment?
You may be a candidate for laser treatment if you need one of the following dental treatments:
- Cavity identification
- Crown lengthening
- Dental filling or other restoration
- Periodontal treatments
- Removing excess soft tissue
- Sleep Apnea
- Teeth whitening
- TMJ treatment
- Tooth Sensitivity
To determine if you are an ideal candidate for dental laser treatment, schedule a consultation with Park City Dental today.
What can I expect when receiving dental laser treatment at Park City Dental?
When receiving dental laser treatment at Park City Dental, your exact expectations will vary depending on the procedure being performed. Generally speaking, dental lasers are used instead of a dental drill and require less anesthetics since they cause less discomfort.
What can I expect after having dental laser treatment?
After having laser treatment, you may have certain instructions to follow, depending on the procedure that was performed. However, procedures performed with dental lasers generally heal faster and do not require stitches since the laser cauterizes soft tissue wounds.