The Advantage of Using Laser Dentistry

We, at Santa Teresa Dental, are committed to investing in the most current dental technology to deliver outstanding patient care. We are proud to offer the 810nm AMD diode laser, a highly safe and gentle alternative to traditional dental tools. Our innovative device allows for precise care, shorter recovery times, improved treatment outcomes, and unparalleled patient experience!

Dental Laser Overview

“LASER” is the acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. The exciting technology utilizes highly focused light energy to deliver a wide variety of precise and targeted dental procedures. The medical and dental communities widely use lasers with dramatic treatment outcomes.

What Are the Advantages of Laser Dentistry?

Laser dentistry offers numerous advantages. One of its most significant strengths is its incredible precision. Many laser procedures do not require local anesthetics, and soft tissue treatments may not require stitches. Lasers minimize bleeding and lower the risk of bacterial infections. They also expedite healing, meaning you’ll be on your way to a healthy smile in no time. Best of all, they can treat targeted tissue while leaving the surrounding tissue unaffected. 

With laser dentistry, your dental appointments will be shorter, and Dr. Huang can perform more treatments in just one office visit. Imagine getting a diagnosis and cutting-edge treatment, all on the same day!

What Are the Uses of Dental Lasers?

Here are some of the uses of dental lasers:

Dental Cleaning: The innovative technology makes your routine, twice-a-year dental cleanings a breeze! The quick procedure reduces anxiety and discomfort, as well as swelling. 

Reshaping Gum Tissue: We utilize dental lasers to reshape gum tissue and bone to expose a healthier tooth structure. The procedure, referred to as crown lengthening, provides a stronger foundation for the placement of restorations. Reshaping gum tissue also improves the appearance of a “gummy” smile. 

Treating Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Dental lasers are highly effective in treating periodontal disease. They attack periodontal inflammation right at the microscopic level of infection. They are highly effective in decontaminating the deep gingival pockets where bacteria flourishes. The laser’s powerful, focused light destroys otherwise inaccessible bacterial colonies while creating an environment that promotes healing. 

Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry: Laser dentistry delivers comfort and precision to a wide range of cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedures. Dental lasers play a role in teeth whitening. The heat source enhances the effect of bleaching agents, leaving you with brilliant whitening results. Dental lasers also aid in tooth restoration, repair, or replacement using complete or partial dentures, dental implants, dental crowns, veneers, and more!

Additional Uses of Dental Lasers: Dental lasers perform a broad range of dental procedures, including cavity detection, tooth preparation, and treatment of tooth sensitivity, hepatic lesions, and aphthous ulcers. They can also perform biopsies, extract benign tumors, expose impacted wisdom teeth, and provide a range of emergency treatments. Lasers offer perfect tools for sterilizing areas of the mouth before and after dental treatments. 

Quality Laser Dentistry Morgan Hill, CA

Visit Santa Teresa Dental to learn more about the many benefits of our cutting-edge laser dentistry procedures. We invite you to experience precise, quick, and comfortable dental care! Call us and schedule your appointment today!