ToothHQ™ Dental Specialists
We offer laser denstistry services in North Dallas. Laser dentistry is the practice of utilizing lasers to treat different dental conditions. In 1989 laser therapy became commercially applied in clinical dental practice for procedures involving tooth tissue.
Laser dentistry offers a much more pleasant treatment option for many dental procedures involving hard and soft tissue compared to dental drills.
LASER is an acronym which stands for “light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation.” The apparatus produces light energy in a rather narrow and focused beam. This laser beam creates a reaction when it hits tissue, enabling it to remove or form the tissue.
Laser therapy is practiced in a variety of procedures, including:
Lasers can make various dental treatments more efficient, cost-effective, and comfortable. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved laser dentistry as a treatment option for several dental conditions.
It’s worth noting that the American Dental Association (ADA) currently has yet to do so. However, they are hopeful about the potential of the field.
The two main types of procedures used for laser dentistry are hard tissue and soft tissue procedures. Hard tissue refers to the teeth, and soft tissue refers to the gums.
Viewing tissues. Optical coherence tomography allows a doctor to safely see inside a tooth or gum tissue.