In laser dentistry, the dentist uses lasers to treat various dental conditions. It could make treatments that involve hard and soft tissue procedures go faster and more comfortable. The laser light used in the treatment is a narrow and focused beam that removes or shapes tissues.
There are two primary procedures in laser dentistry: hard tissue procedure and soft tissue procedure. Hard tissues are the teeth while soft tissues are the gums. Thus, the usual hard tissue treatments include:
The usual soft tissue treatments include:
Other types of laser treatments include:
The laser dentistry procedure is relatively similar to other dental treatments. The dentist gives you anesthesia before proceeding with the treatment and then treats the issues carefully.
Laser dentistry renders several benefits:
It is recommended to go on a liquid or soft diet during the first week after the treatment. You can proceed with your standard diet during the second week after the treatment. However, you should be careful enough and avoid chewing food in the area where laser treatment has been performed. Moreover, continue brushing your teeth gently using a soft bristle brush.
Whether you are undergoing soft laser gum surgery or hard laser treatment, you will expect easier and convenient solutions for your oral or dental problems. It is the best alternative for both severe or simple dental issues.
McConnell Dental Care offers advanced laser dentistry and other dental care treatments at Stansbury Park, UT. For more information and appointments call us at (435) 249-0482, book online, or visit us at 263 Country Club Dr #102, Stansbury Park, UT 84074.