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What is Laser Dentistry?

No Shots, No Drills, No Kidding!

The thought of visiting a dentist to get a cavity filled or for a root canal has always been associated with tension. With new technologies, people no longer have to fear dental care. Thankfully, with laser treatment, there is less discomfort, even during cleanings, and the laser beam completely destroys the bacteria that causes dental decay and other gum diseases.

Laser dentistry is ideal for any age. It is great for children due to the reduced need for anesthesia and shortened chair time. Children feel something similar to an “ice cream freeze” on their tooth. Adults rarely need to be numb, allowing them to go back to their daily routine without a fat lip or drooling! Those that have dreaded a dental appointment most of their lives can now experience much less discomfort. (more…)