Lasers provide numerous advantages to the patient and can also reduce time spent in the dental chair, making those dental visits much more comfortable. Since many procedures can now be performed without scalpels and stitches, patients enjoy the convenience of undergoing more advanced laser dentistry procedures without the typical downtime and discomfort. Our doctors at The Dental Studio in Midland use some of the latest dental lasers in the industry to perform laser gum disease treatment, frenectomies, crown lengthening procedures, and gingivectomies, and to treat peri-implantitis.
Our modern practice in Midland, TX, is equipped with some of the latest dental technologies and lasers that allow us to perform several minimally-invasive procedures. Laser dentistry has come a long way in recent years, with innovations including the Lutronix Denta 2 CO2 Laser and the BIOLASE Epic 3 Diode laser, to allow us to perform highly targeted and precise soft tissue procedures. We can perform laser gum disease treatment instead of having a patient undergo extensive surgery.
Patients with moderate to severe gum disease can turn to our doctors for laser gum disease treatment, one of the most common laser dentistry procedures. This procedure involves numbing the area before passing a dental laser over the infected tissue. The laser is powerful enough to kill bacteria inside the tissues without harming surrounding tissue. There is minimal bleeding involved and no sutures are required. The gums heal relatively quickly after laser dentistry treatments because the heat energy from the laser triggers the wound healing response. Once the gums are cleared of the infection, the gums are left to heal and patients can resume most activities shortly after treatment.