Did you know that there are a number of things you should be doing if you’re interested in protecting your pearly whites? Visiting your dentist is one of the things you should do to protect the health of your teeth. However, if you’re nervous about visiting a dentist, please don’t forget to consider the benefits of laser dentistry.
Lasers have been used broadly since the mid 1990’s. Laser dentistry is a popular choice because patients tend to feel more relaxed and comfortable when a laser is used instead of a drill. Lasers also allow dentists to be more precise. This means dentists can reduce damage done to nearby areas during treatments. Patients can also expect to heal more quickly and should experience less bleeding during and after a procedure.
Laser dentistry can also be used in a number of treatments. For example, tooth decay can actually be removed with a laser. Lasers can also be used to prepare your enamel, or the protective outer layer of your teeth, for having a filling placed. Lasers can also be used during the setting and curing of fillings. Gum disease and root canal therapy can also be done with lasers.
If you’re interested in learning more about the benefits of laser dentistry, please don’t hesitate to contact Thompson Dental at 949-558-0111. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have and offer you personalized advice. Dr. Thompson and out team look forward to hearing from you soon!