Laser Dentistry allows patients to benefit from a higher standard of care, experiencing faster treatment and healing times with less overall discomfort.
A laser is gentler, more predictable, and often times will not require local anethetic. Selective tissue absorption is another advantage, meaning a diode laser only targets spft tissue. That's why a laser is safe to use around hard tooth structure and implants. Lasers also ablate with a very shallow zone of necrosis, preventing gingival recession and providing predictable result. Cauterization of nerve endings/sealing lymphatics occurs simultaneously with ablation to decrease swelling and minimize post-op discomfort, while sterilization and disinfection reduces bacterial count. Lasers also biostimulate, promoting faster healing, pain relief, increased collagen growth, and anti-inflammatory effects.
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