At Mountain View Family Dental, we use the latest dental tools to help you get the very best dental care in Brighton, Colorado and the surrounding areas. One of our most powerful pieces of dental technology is the Solea Dental Laser. Learn more about laser dentistry below and see how it can help you get better dental care.
What Is Laser Dentistry?
Laser dentistry uses a powerful laser to cut oral tissue and remove the enamel. It’s an alternative to traditional dental tools like dental drills and scalpels.
This laser is transmitted through a thin, fiber-optic tip. Its high-powered light can vaporize dental tissue like enamel and gum tissue on contact. Laser dentistry can be used for a variety of treatments from preparing your tooth for a crown or a filling to trimming gum tissue, treating periodontal disease, and much more.
How Does the Solea Dental Laser Help? Understanding the Benefits
The Solea Dental Laser has a number of benefits compared to traditional dental tools. Here are just a few of them.
- No uncomfortable vibrations – The vibrations of a dental drill can cause fear, anxiety, and discomfort, even when your mouth is numbed. Laser dentistry is completely vibration-free, which helps keep you comfortable.
- No pain or need for numbing needles – Dental lasers are gentler, and they seal (cauterize) the nerve endings and blood vessels they touch upon contact. This eliminates pain. Many patients can be treated without even needing local anesthetic injections!
- Less bleeding, reduced need for sutures – Since the dental laser seals up blood vessels it touches due to its high heat, there is little bleeding, and sutures are often not required when trimming or cutting gum tissue.
- Lower risk of infection – The high heat of the laser sterilizes the areas it contacts, which helps reduce the overall risk of infection and other oral complications during your dental treatment.
- Faster healing – Because of all of the above benefits, healing times are usually dramatically reduced when using the Solea Dental Laser.
Learn More About Laser Dentistry at Your Next Appointment!
Interested in the benefits of laser dentistry and the Solea Dental Laser in Brighton, Colorado? Get in touch with Mountain View Family Dental now to schedule an appointment, and learn more about the benefits of laser dentistry.