Get rid of cold sores, canker sores, and ulcers while also keeping your gums healthy! Laser dentistry keeps your mouth and rest of your body healthy! According to Healthline, laser dentistry potentially offers a more comfortable treatment option as compared to drills.

History of Laser Dentistry

Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1994 with positive results. Dr. Kiavash uses laster treatment to treat tooth decay, gum disease, biopsy removal, and teeth whitening. Lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light, and the laser acts as a cutting instrument. The laser is used to alter hard tissues ( remove tooth decay) and soft tissues (excess gum tissue or periodontal disease of the gums). Read more to learn if laser dental procedures are better than traditional treatments.

Laser Dentistry Benefits

Laser dentistry potentially offers a more comfortable treatment option for dental procedures that incorporate a drill or non-laser tool. Dental procedures include treating: sensitivity, tooth decay, gum disease, and whitening teeth.

  • May reduce the need to anethesia becuase there is less pain.
  • Can reduce anxiety in patients uncomfortable with dental drills.
  • May reduce bleeding during and after a surgical procedure
  • In some case there is reduced swelling
  • Improved reovery time
  • Treatments are more comfortable.
  • There is potentially less of a chance of bacterial infection because laser treatments are so precise.

Types of Lasers Used

Our dental team uses two different types of laser dentistry: There is hard tissue laser treatment and soft tissue laser treatment. Hard tissue procedures include cavity detection, dental fillings, and improving tooth sensitivity. Soft tissue laser treatments include gum reshaping, gum surgery, and treating tongue frenulum attachment.
Other laser procedures can include removing benign tumors, treating sleep apnea, nerve regeneration, and TMJ.

Canker sores, cold sores, and denture sores. and laser dentistry

Canker sores, cold sores, ulcers, and other lesions are usually tender due to the bacteria that is causing the sore. By eliminating the bacteria and sterilizing the area with a soft tissue laser, discomfort is reduced and the healing process, expedited. Following laser treatment, many patients find they tend to produce fewer lesions. The procedure is entirely painless, requires no freezing, and only takes one visit!

Key Benefits Overview

  • Reduced healing time
  • Decreased discomfort
  • Fewer lesions in the future
  • No freezing
  • Single visit

Frequently Aaked Questions:

Why does my lesion hurt?
Usually, your lesion is sore and tender because of the bacteria causing it.

How is the pain relieved with the use of a laser?
By removing the bacteria and sterilizing the area, the absence of bacteria relieves the associated pain.

Will my insurance cover the cost of the treatment?
The majority of insurance companies cover most of our services. For a more detailed estimate of your coverage, please contact your service provider. Feel free to call us anytime at 604-464-4131 for more information regarding insurance coverage.

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Suite 33-2755 Lougheed Hwy.
Port Coquitlam, B.C., V3B5Y9
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