FAQs About Laser Dentistry - Dentist Rock Hill, SC

 

Using lasers for dental procedures has become a popular technique due to a number of reasons. At India Hook Dental, our dentists have experience using the BIOLASE WaterLase®MD™. The next time you are looking for laser dentistry in Rock Hill, SC, we are happy to help you with all of your dental health needs.

How does laser dentistry work?

Lasers are beams of lights that can be specifically focused on a certain area. These light beams can be used on the soft tissues in your mouth to assist in a number of procedures.

What procedures can laser dentistry be used for?

The noninvasive dental lasers can be used for a variety of issues. Conditions for which lasers can be used include:

What are the pros of using a laser for dental procedures?

One of the major advantages of using lasers is that it often reduces the stress and anxiety that some patients have about drilling and other treatment techniques. The use of lasers also sometimes decreases the use of anesthesia because it may result in less pain. When a cavity is removed, the use of lasers may be able to preserve more of the healthy tooth, and there is often less swelling and bleeding during the treatment of soft tissues.

What are the cons of a dental laser?

There are certain common procedures that a laser is unable to be used for. In some situations, a traditional drill may be necessary in addition to the laser. Laser treatments may also be more expensive due to the cost of the laser in comparison to a dental drill.

Are lasers safe?

The use of lasers for dental procedures is very safe when used by a general dentist or other licensed dental professional.

Call Us for an Appointment

If you would like to find out if you are a candidate for laser treatments, contact India Hook Dental at 803-324-7640 to make an appointment with one of our dentists.

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