Lasers in Dentistry

Lasers in Dentistry

How do they work:


All lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light. When used for surgical and dental procedure, the lasers act as a cutting instrument or a vaporiser of tissue that it comes in contact with. When used as a heat source and enhances the effect of tooth bleaching agent.


Advantage of Laser:

  • Laser causes less pain, so reduces the need for anesthesia
  • Minimum bleeding and swelling during soft tissue treatment
  • Reduces the anxiety in patients uncomfortable with the use of the dental drill
  • May preserve more healthy tooth during cavity removal


Uses:

  • Frenectomy
  • Gingivectomy
  • Gingivoplasty
  • Gingival Troughing
  • Operculectomy
  • Abscess
  • Fibroma
  • Fistula
  • Hemostasis
  • Incision/ Excision
  • germ reduction
  • Sulcular debriment
  • Peri implantitis
  • Endo sterilization
  • Pulpotomy
  • Aphthous ulcer
  • Bleaching