When you think about a dental appointment, the sight, sound, and feel of drills and other dental equipment comes to mind. But did you know that lasers are becoming an essential tool during dental visits? At Signature Smiles Dental, we’re proud to use laser dentistry right here at our practice. In this blog post, we’ll explain what laser dentistry is along with its fantastic benefits.
Laser Dentistry Explained
Laser dentistry uses concentrated light energy to shape and clean soft tissues (gums) and hard tissues (teeth). Lasers can be used in place of or alongside drills and other common dental tools.
Laser dentistry can be used for the following, among other applications:
- Gum reshaping
- Gum cleaning
- Teeth whitening
- Cavity detection
- TMJ therapy
- Removing benign tumors
- Treating sleep apnea
Benefits of Laser Dentistry
There are quite a few benefits that come with laser dentistry, including:
- More effective bacteria control
- Expedited healing times
- Less bleeding, swelling, and redness after treatment
- Minimally invasive
- Decreased need for sutures and stitches
Laser dentistry is precise, effective, and is even more affordable than other treatment types, which is why we’re especially excited to offer it to our patients at our Streetsboro, OH and Elyria, OH dental offices.
We also offer a variety of other services and treatment types to match your comfort level, treatment plan, and budget. With a balance of traditional and progressive techniques, we’re able to cater to the needs of a wide variety of patients.
Laser Dentistry in Streetsboro, Ohio & Elyria, Ohio
If you are interested in learning more about laser dentistry and experiencing the benefits of this gentle, unique treatment, we’d love to see you at our office!