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What do you know about laser dentistry? You’ve probably heard of it, but do you ever wonder exactly what it is? For example, do you know what benefits you could enjoy if you decide on laser identity? Is laser dentistry safe? If you’ve ever had questions such as these, we’re happy to help.

You probably know that a laser is simply a focused beam of light. Our practice is able to utilize this technology because our gums react to to the light in different ways. This means that laser dentistry can be used to meet a wide array of dental needs. For example, This technology can help with infected gum tissue and can help children who suffer from incorrect muscle attachment in the jaw. This attachment can hinder speech in young children. Laser dentistry can also remove jaw inflammation helping with TMJ, fight tumors, and even help with whitening treatments—and many of these treatments require less healing time than they would otherwise.

This option is especially useful for those who suffer from dental anxiety because it is minimally invasive and the laser can replace the drill in some instances. Similarly, laser treatment heals faster, doesn’t require stitches, reduces bleeding in your mouth, and generally has less painful recovery.

If you are interested in these benefits, please don’t hesitate to contact OC Advanced Periodontics at 714-730-7877. Dr. Patrick L. Huston, DDS, MSD will examine your mouth and see if you are a good candidate and talk about your options with you. We’re excited to hear from you.