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Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry services offered in Sugar Land, TX

Laser dentistry provides a safe and minimally invasive treatment option for various oral conditions, including gum disease, cavities, and hypersensitivity. At Advanced Dentistry, cosmetic and general dentists Varghese John, DMD, Sanaz Rouhani, DDS, and their team use laser dentistry to provide a comfortable alternative to treatment with traditional dental tools. To make an appointment, call the office in Sugar Land, Texas, or book online today.

What is laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry uses targeted light energy to treat conditions that affect the hard and soft tissues in your mouth. Though it might sound like something from the future, laser dentistry has been used for more than 30 years. Thanks to advances during that time, laser treatment is comfortable and presents few risks. 

What types of issues can laser dentistry treat?

At Advanced Dentistry, the providers use laser dentistry to treat various issues, including:

  • Tooth hypersensitivity
  • Cavities
  • Gum disease
  • Uneven gumline 
  • Gummy smiles

Advanced Dentistry also uses lasers to prepare teeth for fillings, remove benign tumors, and eliminate stains and discoloration.

What types of lasers does the practice use?

The providers at Advanced Dentistry use several types of dental lasers, including:

Soft tissue lasers

Soft tissue lasers treat issues affecting the gums, including gum disease. They eliminate harmful bacteria and encourage tissue regrowth.

Hard tissue lasers

Hard tissue lasers use wavelengths of light capable of cutting through your tooth enamel. Advanced Dentistry uses hard tissue lasers for various procedures, including composite bonding and filling repair.

What are the benefits of laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry offers various benefits, including:

  • No need for stitches or sutures
  • Less bleeding
  • Reduced risk of infection
  • No need for anesthesia
  • Quicker recovery times

Laser dentistry is also beneficial in that it causes less damage to your teeth, gums, and surrounding tissues. 

Who is a candidate for laser dentistry?

To determine if you’re a candidate for laser dentistry, your Advanced Dentistry provider reviews your dental records, asks about your symptoms, and performs an oral exam. They also take oral X-rays to get a closer look at your jaw, tooth roots, and alveolar bone (the bone that anchors your teeth).

After gathering that information, your provider makes treatment recommendations. Since laser dentistry doesn’t require anesthesia, you may be able to undergo treatment on the same day. There’s also no downtime, so you can return to work and other activities as soon as you’re finished.

Is laser dentistry safe?

Laser dentistry is safe and usually well-tolerated, but it can present risks. To ensure a positive treatment outcome, it’s important to partner with experienced providers, like those at the Advanced Dentistry office.

To see if you’re a candidate for laser dentistry, make an appointment at Advanced Dentistry by calling the office or booking online today.

We see patients for dental implants, dental cleanings, Implant supported dentures, and more. We accept all PPO Dental insurance. Call us to book your appointment today.

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