Due to advancements in modern dentistry, laser dentistry has revolutionized patient care. Depending on the type of laser used, your dentist can effectively address hard and soft tissue dental concerns. Laser dentistry offers a less invasive, a more comfortable, and more effective treatment.
Lasers dentistry is a versatile way to approach a wide range of cosmetic, general, and restorative dental concerns. Patients love the unique experienced that laser dentistry brings to their treatment. Our dentists can work faster, more effectively, and precisely using a dental laser. For patients with dental fear, laser dentistry can help ease some of their anxiety because it virtually eliminates the need for dental drills, needles, and noise. With the use of dental lasers, our dentist can offer a broader range of treatments under one roof.
Nesconset Dental Associates in Nesconset, NY is a full-service dental practice dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care and treatment. We work diligently to offer our patients the best dentistry has to offer. If you would like to learn more about laser dentistry, visit your trusted team of dentists at Nesconset Dental Associates. To schedule an appointment, call (631) 228-8780 or request an appointment online. We look forward to helping you achieve a healthier smile.
What Are Dental Lasers Used For?
Lasers are a versatile tool that can be used to address a range of dental issues. Your dentist will work with you to determine if laser dentistry is right for you.
- Removing or reshaping the gum tissue
- Removing muscle that affects the movement of the tongue
- Preparing the teeth for dental bonding
- Removing tooth enamel
- Gum contouring
- Repairing worn restorations
- Aid in the tooth whitening procedure
- Reshaping bone
What Are The Types of Dental Lasers?
Dental Lasers are broken in two categories: soft tissue laser and hard tissue laser. Hard tissue lasers are designed to cut through bone and tooth structure. This type of laser is commonly used to reshape teeth, repair worn fillings, or prepare the teeth for bonding. A soft tissue laser is used to gently cut through the soft tissue in the mouth. Your dentist can effectively treat a gummy smile, periodontal disease, and encourage gum growth with a soft tissue dental laser.
What Are The Benefits of Laser Dentistry?
Dental lasers offer several advantages for patients undergoing dental treatment. In many cases, patients can look forward to these key benefits:
- May reduce the amount of downtime needed after a procedure
- Encourages to body’s natural healing response
- Lowers the risk of infection
- Increased accuracy and precision
- Reduces bleeding and swelling after treatment
- Faster treatment and fewer visits to the dentist
- A more comfortable treatment
- Effectively treat gum disease
Are Dental Lasers Safe?
Yes, dental lasers are safe. Many dentists undergo advanced training to offer laser dentistry in their dental office. A trained dentist will ensure that all safety precautions are followed throughout your treatment. If you have any question about your treatment plan or laser dentistry, we encourage you to ask one of our experienced dentists at Nesconset Dental Associates.