Laser dentistry, as you might expect, is the process of using lasers to treat various dental conditions. It may sound like some new-fangled treatment, but actually, dentists have been using laser treatments since as far back as 1989.
One of the biggest advantages of using it in Canton, Mississippi over more traditional procedures is the fact that lasers can be less invasive, and therefore less painful, than drills and other traditional dental instruments, especially when working with soft tissue.
In Canton, Mississippi can be used to treat a wide range of dental issues very effectively. Here are some of the most common procedures that we dentists can use lasers to perform:
If you are currently experiencing any of these dental issues and you would like to know more about the possibilities of using lasers in your treatment, we would be only too happy to answer any questions you may have.
There are two basic forms of laser treatment – hard and soft tissue procedures. As you would expect, hard laser dentistry is all about the teeth, whereas soft laser dentistry deals with the gums and soft tissues of the mouth cavity.
Yes, providing you see a qualified dentist who is trained, it is just as safe as any other form of dentistry.
Lasers are really good at detecting cavities at an early stage by locating evidence of tooth decay before it may become apparent to you.
Lasers are more often replacing drills when it comes to performing fillings and other tooth preparations. Not only are they gentler, but they are also able to kill bacteria within the cavity, which makes them the better option for many patients.