SAFE AND GENTLE alternative to traditional dental tools.
If you consider yourself somewhat of an anxious dental patient patient and are seeking extreme safety and comfort, you might consider looking for dentists who have incorporated laser dentistry technique into their practice.
A laser is an instrument that produces a very narrow, intense beam of light energy. When laser light comes in contact with tissue, it causes a reaction. The light produced by the laser can remove or shape tissue.
Yes, lasers have been used in dentistry since 1990. Lasers can be used as a safe and effective treatment for a wide range of dental procedures and are often used in conjunction with other dental instruments.
Dental lasers can be used to:
There are several advantages
If the dental laser is used according to accepted practices by a trained practitioner, then it is at least as safe as other dental instruments. However, just as you wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from prolonged exposure to the sun, when your dentist performs a laser procedure, you will be asked to wear special eyeglasses to protect your eyes from the laser.
Ask your dentist. Although the laser is a very useful dental instrument, it is not appropriate for every dental procedure.
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