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Laser dentistry can be used for minimally invasive gum surgeries, cavity treatment, and other issues.
Laser Dentistry utilizes extremely small beams of light focused to perform any procedure that targets hard or soft tissues. Dental professionals use laser technology to perform a variety of procedures inside the mouth (removal of overgrown tissues, reshape gums, whiten teeth).
Soft Tissue Lasers - Soft tissue lasers cut and remove soft tissue from the gums for aesthetic purposes. Dentists will sometimes use a laser to remove excess gum tissues in the mouth and for the treatment of ulcers or cold sores. Some may know these as "gum lasers."
Hard Tissue Lasers - Hard tissue lasers can help cut hard tissues inside the mouth and work mostly on the enamel. They are designed to prepare teeth for dental fillings, repair tooth decay, cavities, etc.
Lasers can help treat several conditions that are related to gums, such as:
Dentists opt for lasers during procedures for better comfort and reduced healing time. Some of the benefits of laser dentistry are:
Your laser gum surgery appointments are similar to any other dental appointments. Patients may be administered anesthesia upon request. During the procedure, the patient would not experience any discomfort or uneasiness, as lasers are different from drills.
Post-operative experience is comparatively smoother when compared to other means of surgery. As laser-equipped surgeries require absolutely no scalpel, there are fewer chances of bleeding with zero need for sutures.
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