Laser in Dentistry
Treatments using Lasers, which are used to treat gum disease, recurring ulcer problems, gum pigmentation (reduce dark patches on the gum) and the removal of the inflamed gum flap when a tooth is partially erupted (pericoronitis).
Laser dentistry effectively replaces the surgical scalpel, and the way it works allows faster healing, less bleeding, less scarring and less anaesthesia.
Laser dentistry is becoming more and more popular and are normally pain-free, quick, affordable.
The benefits for using Laser Dentistry
- Less traumatic and less bleeding
- Less time required for the procedure
- Reduced scarring
- Less anaesthetic
- Faster healing
- No stitches required
- More accurate results creating better cosmetic finishing
Uses for lasers in Dentistry
- Tooth Whitening – in surgery
- Depigmentation (Gum Bleaching)
- Ulcer treatment
- Periodontic LAPT Laser Assisted Periodontal Treatment TMJ Disorder relief
- TMJ Disorder relief
- Gum Troughing for crowns (to improve dental impressions and thus accuracy of indirect restoration fit)
- Oral submucous fibrosis : cases reduced mouth opening, patient feel buring sensation when he eats spicy food
- Leukoplakia: Condition in which thick , white or grayish patch form inside the mouth.
- Oral herpes, Lichen planus, mucositis.
- Endodontic (root canal disinfection)
- Crown lengthening
- Pericoronitis treatment
- Implant exposure
Plus many more applications