laser dentistry

A laser is a device that uses light energy to perform work. Lasers are unique because they can treat targeted tissue while leaving surrounding tissue unaffected. It is this property among others that allow the dentist to perform very precise procedures. In addition, lasers may seal off blood vessels and nerve endings during a procedure lessening bleeding, postoperative pain and swelling. In many cases due to their gentle and precise nature lasers are used with little or no anesthetic.

Soft Tissue Laser Dentistry

Lasers can be used for many soft tissue procedures. These procedures include: