A variety of lasers are now the main-stay of dental treatment. Almost every aspect of dental care can be enhanced with adjuvant laser therapy. The Advantages include:-
Painless, bloodless procedures and surgery
Local anesthesia injections can be avoided in most cases
No stitches required
Reduced need for post-operative antibiotics and painkillers
Reduced post-operative swelling and discomfort
Few important applications of lasers in dentistry are:-
Reducing sensitivity of teeth (Laser desensitizing) – When multiple teeth are sensitive due to gum recession or excess enamel wear, dental laser can significantly reduce the sensitivity.
Laser Bleaching – Tooth whitening done with lasers, leads to lesser sensitivity when compared to the conventional method. Leads to lesser post-operative sensitivity.
TMJ Pain – laser root canal treatment in chennai are shown to be very effective in treating joint pains
Cavity Preparations – done by laser avoid the use of a drill; hence laser root canal treatment in chennai eliminate the sound and vibrations. Have reduced post-operative sensitivity.
Growth Removal – Painless removal of small growths in the mouth.
Laser de-pigmentation – Lightening of dark gums
Laser frenectomy – to remove frenal attachment between the lip and teeth
Laser Curettage – Conservative Treatment of Infected Gums
Laser Gingivectomy – Reduction of Excess Gums/Gummy smile treatment
Treatment of Apthous Ulcer – Reducing Pain in an ulcer by disinfecting it and coating it with laser root canal treatment in Chennai
Laser Assisted Root Canals – Highest levels of sterilization in a root canal are achieved with lasers
Treatment of white lesions – Early lesions can be removed using lasers(pre-cancer treatment)
Laser Uncovery of Implants – Painless, Bloodless technique used to uncover an implant for impressions
Treatment of Diseased/Infected Implants – Implant failure can be avoided if implant infections are treated early.