Advances in medical science and technology continue to provide the field of dentistry with more and more tools to better your dental experience and results and dental laser tissue treatment is no exception. Family and Cosmetic Dentistry of the Rockies is one of the few practices that offers innovative dental laser tissue treatment with the advantages of superior precision, minimized bleeding, reduced risk of infection, and accelerated healing. There are many benefits of dental laser tissue treatment including reduced discomfort or pain during the and after the procedure. Call for a consultation and read more below to learn about the advantages of laser dentistry and what it can do for the health of your smile.
Lasers are engineered to delivering energy in the form of light. When lasers are used for surgical and dental procedures, the laser serves as a cutting instrument or a vaporizer of tissue that it comes in contact with. Energy output settings can be adjusted to serve a variety of different purposes.
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry of the Rockies provides state-of-the-art dental care to the communities of Fort Collins, Loveland and Windsor, Colorado. Laser dentistry has been around since the 1990’s and has continued to be perfected overtime. Laser therapy has been seen to offer better clinical results with shorter treatment times and lessens discomfort and prevent the need for more invasive types of therapy. Our laser tissue treatment is extremely versatile and can be used to:
Our patients have voiced various reasons for preferring dental laser tissue treatment over traditional methods. Heat, vibration, and pressure are the primary causes of pain associated with the use of the traditional dental drill. Since cutting both hard and soft tissues (teeth and gums) with a laser does not generate heat, vibration or pressure, many dental procedures can be performed with fewer shots, less need for dental anesthesia, less use of the drill and fewer numb lips! Dental laser tissue treatment compared to traditional dental drill treatment may:
Laser dentistry works for most patients and conditions but may not be advised for everyone. Lasers are not very useful in situations where the dentist needs to shape a filling, adjust the bite, or polish a completed filling. Furthermore, traditional dental drills are much more effective than lasers when: 1) fixing cavities between teeth; 2) Working near old fillings; 3) Preparing a tooth for a dental crown; or 4) Prepping teeth for a dental bridge.
If you want to know more about the advantages of dental laser treatment and what it can do for the health of your smile, or if you’d like to make an appointment, call our Fort Collins office today at (970) 223-6101. You can also reach us at your convenience by sending a contact or appointment request online using the form below.