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Advantages Of Laser Cavity Treatment

Posted on 2/20/2023 by Water's Edge Dental
Advantages Of Laser Cavity TreatmentCavities are dental problems that can cause pain and discomfort if left untreated. Traditional cavity treatment involves drilling and filling the affected tooth. However, more dental professionals are now considering laser cavity treatment as an alternative.

Advanced technology offers several advantages over traditional treatment methods. Therefore, it is an attractive option for anyone who wants to cut pain and discomfort while preserving as much of the healthy tooth structure as possible. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages of laser cavity treatment:

Less Procedure

One of the main advantages of laser cavity treatment is that it is minimally invasive. Unlike traditional drilling and filling, which can involve removing a significant amount of healthy tooth structure, laser cavity treatment only removes the decayed or damaged part of the tooth. Here, the dentist will not remove the healthy tooth in the process, which can help to strengthen the tooth and reduce the risk of future cavities.

Less Painful

When using laser cavity treatment, they use less anesthesia or even without it. Traditional cavity treatment requires local anesthesia to numb the affected area. This can be uncomfortable for some patients. With laser cavity treatment, they use laser energy to vaporize the decay. It seals the tooth's nerve, reducing the need for anesthesia. Laser cavity treatment can make the procedure more comfortable for you. Also, it reduces the risk of anesthesia-related complications.

It Is Accurate

Laser cavity treatment also allows for more precise and accurate treatment. The laser energy is more accurate and focuses on the exact location of the decay, removing only the affected tissue. Hence, making it easier for the dentist to preserve healthy tooth structure while removing the decay.

When the treatment is accurate, it helps to reduce the risk of tooth sensitivity and pain after the procedure. The laser energy seals the tooth's nerve. It then reduces the risk of sensitivity and pain with traditional cavity treatment. And your recovery process is more comfortable and helps you return to normal activities. Contact our office to learn more about the advantages of laser cavity treatment.

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