Dental lasers have been used quite frequently in dentistry in recent years. Dental laser treatments maximize the quality of treatment by increasing patient comfort. Today, many treatments can be performed with laser. Root canal disinfection, teeth whitening, gingival treatments are just a few of them.
What is Dental Laser Treatment?
Dental laser is one of the most important techniques used in dental treatments. The laser is divided into several different categories of devices. It is very important to choose the appropriate laser for the process to be done. For this, the dentist who will carry out the application should receive special training and experience. Laser treatments are carried out by our expert staff in our clinic.
With the laser technique used in dental treatments, painless, needle-free, quiet and bleeding-free dental treatments can be performed. These treatments treatments, which are used primarily in soft tissue operations and teeth whitening, started to be used in the treatment of dental and gum ailments with the development of hard tissue lasers. The features of the device to be used in laser treatments are important. Some laser devices can only be used on soft tissues. Some devices can be used in both hard and soft tissues.
Advantages of Using Dental Laser
People who are afraid of needles, pregnant women and people with serious conditions such as heart disease; The use of laser is very advantageous, since anesthesia is inconvenient. Other advantages of using this treatment:
- Healing rate is higher after treatment.
- Pain and swelling that may occur after the procedure are much less.
- Disinfection and sterilization is at the top level in the region where the laser is used.
- Bleeding occurs almost never.
- Anesthesia is not needed,
- Works silently,
- Tissue healing is fast,
- It is easy to use,
- No vibration while working,
- Sensitivity does not occur after treatment.
- It creates a sterile zone thanks to the beam it gives in the study area,
- Anesthesia is not generally required before the operation.
Usage Areas of Dental Laser
Teeth Whitening: It is used to speed up in-office teeth whitening procedures. A solution applied to the tooth surface is activated by laser energy.
Dental Caries: Lasers can be used to eliminate caries inside the tooth and to prepare the filling around the caries.
Gum Diseases: Lasers are also used in the treatment of gum disease. It can be used to shape the gingiva and remove bacteria during root canal procedures.
Gingival Aesthetics: Dental laser treatments can be used in asymmetrical gingival problems and smile design.
Lesion or Biopsy Removal: It can be used to remove lesions in the mouth and relieve pain of thrush wounds
Gingival Length Adjustment: The gingival length adjustments made by laser give very good results especially in people who appear gum when laughing, during prosthetic studies and after orthodontic treatment.
Deep Gingival Cleansing: After the gingival cleaning performed with a laser, her pockets heal much faster.
Gingival Color Adjustment: Hyperpigmentations occurring in the gums can be removed in approximately 3-4 sessions in laser treatments.
Tooth Sensitivity Treatment: Dentine ducts are closed with a laser in case of tooth sensitivity caused by gingival recession. In this way, the sensitivity is removed.
Aft – Herpes Treatment: With laser treatment, the healing time of herpes is accelerated, and herpes and aphtha are prevented from growing in the same area after herpes.
Biostimulation: Low dose laser is used at the beginning of orthodontic treatment or during surgical operation. Laser filling accelerates healing.
Other areas where dental laser treatments are used:
- Tooth sensitivity treatment,
- Canal therapy,
- Control of bleeding.
- Treatment of prosthetic injuries,
- The size of dental or implant supported restorations,
- Gum disinfection and detox,
- Tissue regulation in orthodontic treatments,
- Soft tissue cutting and
- When the lip / tongue bond is strong.