Laser Dentistry has many applications such as
Crown Lengthening: Dental lasers can reshape gum tissue (soft tissue laser) and bone (hard tissue laser) to expose healthier tooth structure. Referred to as crown lengthening, this reshaping provides a stronger foundation for the placement of restorations.
Gummy Smile: Dental lasers can reshape gum tissue to expose healthy tooth structure and improve the appearance of a gummy smile.
Muscle Attachment (Frenula): A laser frenectomy is an ideal treatment option for children who are tongue tied (restricted or tight frenulum) and babies unable to breast feed adequately due to limited tongue movement. A laser frenectomy may also help to eliminate speech impediments.
A better alternative
Laser technology demonstrates positive effects on decreasing bacteria, assisting in tissue reattachment, and biostimulation for better healing. A no cut, no suture alternative to traditional surgery that minimizes bleeding and inflammation.
It will also provide for faster healing with little to no resulting gum recession Laser dentistry preserves more of your healthy gum tissue.
Are You a Good Candidate for Laser Dentistry Treatment?
Almost anyone who suffers from gum disease is a good candidate for this laser dentistry treatment. If you suffer from bleeding or swollen gums, bad breath, receding gums, or loose teeth, laser dentistry may be the right treatment for you. We can evaluate your oral health and discuss if laser is your best available option.