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The term laser dentistry refers to regular dental procedures done with a laser, which is a concentrated beam of light, instead of, or in combination with traditional dental tools. Lasers are a very precise and effective tool that can be used for many common procedures, and is often quicker, less painful, and faster to heal than using other methods.
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What kinds of things can be done with laser dentistry?
Lasers are very versatile and can be used effectively and safely for many dental procedures including:
- Removing decay and old composite fillings without using a drill
- Sterilizing bacteria and viruses in cavities and infected root canals, leading to potentially improved restorations
- Treating gum disease and inflammation
- Reducing pain from canker sores and cold sores
- Oral surgery
What are the benefits of
- Reduced pain and recovery time
- More comfortable for the patient than when a drill is used
- Minimizes bleeding
- Reduces risk of infection
- Quicker procedure time
- Can reduce the need for anesthesia
- Safe and effective for use on teeth and delicate mouth tissue
- Appropriate for both adults and children
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