Why Lasers Are Now Used at Modern Day Dental Practices

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Dental care is extremely successful, and it’s even more successful when practices use the best technology available, which is why our team at Ronald Hauptman, DDS and Bahar Rowhani, DDS happily uses dental lasers for many different reasons! Dental lasers are great hand-held tools that give Dr. Ronald Hauptman & Bahar Rowhani the control they needs and they also make patients more comfortable in the dental chair.

Some laser-friendly treatments include:

· Tooth decay removal
· Gum treatments
· Root canal therapy
· Biopsy
· Lesion removal
· Teeth whitening

When a laser is used for a surgical treatment, it acts as a cutting instrument or a tissue vaporizer. When it is used to cure a filling, it strengthens the bond between the filling and the tooth. When it is used for teeth whitening, it is a heat source that enhances the effects of the whitening solution.

There are many benefits to using lasers in dentistry. One benefit is that it reduces pain during treatments, which also reduces the need for anesthesia. Another benefit is that it reduces anxiety in patients because it takes the dental drill out of the picture. The third benefit is that it minimizes swelling and bleeding during soft tissue treatments. And the last benefit is that it can preserve more of a healthy tooth during cavity removal.

For more details about the lasers at our office, we encourage you to call 703-241-0666 today and talk to our friendly and up-to-date dental team. We are happy to share our knowledge with you so you can better understand the benefits of new-and-improved dental lasers!