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
Alternate acetaminophen and other over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen and continually rinse your mouth with warm salt water
Prevent sharp or jagged edges from cutting the insides of your mouth by covering them with a piece of wax paraffin or sugarless chewing gum
Eat only soft foods and avoid biting down on the broken tooth entirely to prevent further damage
Make an emergency dental appointment for the same day or as soon as possible
Few Important Applications of Lasers in Dentistry
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.
Tooth whitening done with lasers, leads to lesser sensitivity when compared to the conventional method. Leads to lesser post-operative sensitivity.
done by laser avoid the use of a drill; hence laser root canal treatment eliminate the sound and vibrations. Have reduced post-operative sensitivity.
Painless removal of small growths in the mouth.
Lightening of dark gums.
To remove frenal attachment between the lip and teeth.
Conservative Treatment of Infected Gums.
Treatment of Apthous Ulcer
Reducing Pain in an ulcer by disinfecting it and coating it with laser root canal treatment.
Reduction of Excess Gums/Gummy smile treatment.
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.
Painless procedures for children.