Among the recent technological advances in dentistry is the use of lasers. Lasers are efficient and precise, allowing the dentist to focus only on the area of the mouth that needs treatment. The success of laser dentistry lies in the ability of the dentist to maintain control over the power coming from the laser and how long the laser is used on the tooth structure or gums.
Patients who experience lots of anxiety when they visit the dentist may find that they prefer laser treatments because they reduce the need for needles and can cut down on both patient pain and recovery time.
There are numerous ways in which lasers can be used in the dental field. Some procedures that have been adapted for the use of lasers include:
At Empress Walk Dental, we strive to always be able to treat our patients using the very latest in dental technology. As such, we have been very excited by the new developments with dental lasers. We have chosen to incorporate laser dentistry into our practice because we recognize that there are many benefits to laser use, including: