Laser Dental Treatment
Laser is used for a variety of dental treatments, such as closing off blood vessels and sterilizing infected areas in the mouth. Laser can fumigate infected root canals and remove old composite fillings. Procedures such as oral surgery, bone shaping, and crown lengthening may also involve the use of laser treatments.
Lasers are used in the dental office because it offers several advantages:
- It promotes faster healing.
- It reduces the risk of infection.
- It’s not noisy.
- It reduces the need for anesthesia.
- It lowers the number of dental appointments needed for a particular treatment/procedure.