The Benefits of Laser Dentistry

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What do you know about laser dentistry? Would you be interested in learning that laser dentistry has been in use since the 1990s? Do you ever think about how safe laser dentistry is for your mouth or how laser dentistry could benefit you?

Fortunately, lasers can be used as part of many different treatments. For example, did you know that these lasers might be useful for removing gum tissue that is preventing a tooth’s eruption? Laser dentistry is also used to remove excess gum tissue that is covering one of your teeth—which can actually make your pearly whites appear shorter than they should. We may also include laser dentistry if you are suffering from a TMJ disorder or want whiter teeth. Laser dentistry can actually help children who have a hard time speaking clearly.

Lastly, please be aware that patients who have dental anxiety could also be great candidates for laser dentistry. If lasers are used as part of your treatment process, you may not actually need anesthesia because treatments done with laser dentistry are generally much less painful and much more precise. In fact, you may not need stitches because treatments performed with a laser usually bleed less. Finally, if lasers are used during your procedure, you should heal more quickly and you’ll be less likely to have an infection.

If you have any concerns about the benefits of laser dentistry in Meridian, Idaho, or are hoping to set up an appointment with our dentists, Drs. McMurray and Williams, please contact Legacy Smiles Family Dental at 208-888-3311 . We look forward to meeting with you.