Lasers might seem like something out of a sci-fi movie, but they actually have dozens of real-world applications — they are even becoming more and more popular in medicine, including dentistry. Here at Ambiance Dental Spa, we have invested in a hard and soft tissue laser from the award-winning Picasso line. Laser dentistry in Bowie can help you enjoy more comfortable, more efficient treatment than if we used old-fashioned instruments. Continue reading below to learn a few fascinating details about this remarkable technology.
There are two broad categories of dental lasers: hard tissue and soft tissue. A hard tissue dental laser is designed for use on the hard tissues in the mouth — primarily the teeth. We may use it when we are removing a spot of decay from a tooth in order to prepare it for a filling or other restoration. It may also be used in various types of oral surgery.
As its name implies, a soft tissue laser works on the soft tissues in the mouth. A dentist might use it to:
Most practices that offer laser dentistry only use a soft tissue laser, but here at Ambiance Dental Spa, we use both types of lasers to ensure that our patients enjoy the best treatment experience possible.
Some of the top benefits of laser dentistry include:
Are you ready to learn more about how lasers might change the way you think about dental care? Contact us as your “dentist near me” to ask questions or schedule an appointment!
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