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Laser Dentistry in Madurai

Laser dentistry

LASERS refers to light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation. Lasers are widely employed in various branches of medical field. In 1989, lasers are used clinically in the field of dentistry. Laser dentistry in Madurai is a much advanced way of treatment that can be used in almost all kind of dental procedures. It provides a pain-free and bloodless surgical field and the hard and soft dental tissues can be managed conveniently with lasers.

What is the working mechanism of lasers?

Lasers are composed of multiple wavelength of energies that are directed towards the targeted site. The wavelengths can be adjusted according to the type of procedures. There are two main types of procedures in which Laser dentistry is employed which are referred to as hard tissue and soft tissue procedures.

Hard tissue refers to the teeth and bony structures. Soft tissues refers to the gums, mucosa and tongue. Lasers acts only on the targeted site and the surrounding structures are unaffected. Lasers can be safely used in anxious patients, because it doesn’t produces any kind of loud noise or vibrations.

What all procedures are done by using lasers?

Hard tissue procedures like

  • Cavity detection
  • Tooth preparations
  • Dental fillings
  • Treating tooth sensitivity are done with lasers.

Soft tissue procedures which includes

  • correction of gummy smile
  • crown lengthening
  • Frenulum repositioning
  • Removal of soft tissue overgrowths are done by using lasers.
  • Other procedures like TMJ pain management
  • Treating obstructive sleep apnea
  • Nerve regeneration
  • Cold sores treatment
  • Teeth whitening can also be carried out with lasers.

Merits of laser dentistry:

Lasers are more convenient method of treatment as it is less painful in comparison to the traditional treatment method. Lasers minimizes the chances of bleeding which provides better visibility and accessibility of the area to be treated. Lasers causes less damage to the surrounding tissues. Wounds healing is faster when lasers are used and it promotes faster tissue regeneration. The chances of bacterial infection is relatively lower with the use of lasers. Noor Dental Clinic is offers a High range of dental treatments, surgery and dentistry.

Demerits of lasers dentistry:

The risks of laser dentistry are relatively small. It’s important to have a qualified dental professional, as using the wrong wavelength or power level could damage tissue. Lasers cannot be used on teeth that is already restored with fillings such as Amalgam. Hard lasers sometimes causes pulpal injury if not used with proper care. In certain cases, traditional drills may be needed to complete fillings, including shaping, adjusting the occlusion and for final polishing. There is high chances of gingival injury to occur if used inadvertently. Certain complex dental procedures cannot be done with lasers.

Cost of laser Dentistry?

It starts from Rs.500/- - Rs.5000/- based on the condition of the patient.