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How Laser Dentistry is Improving the Field

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Laser dentistry is a type of dentistry that has increased in adoption in more recent years. Some projections put the use of lasers in dentist offices as high as six percent, and that figure continues to grow as doctors and patients alike are coming to appreciate the positive outcomes of laser dentistry. Read about how the following dental treatments can be improved with the use of oral lasers.

Joint treatment. TMJ is a painful disorder affecting more than 3,000,000 people in the US each year. Dental lasers, specifically soft tissue lasers, can relieve the painful side effects of TMJ.

Nerve regeneration. Similar to how laser dentistry can be applied to diminish tooth sensitivity, it can also be used to regenerate injured nerve endings. The same method can also be used to heal blood vessels and scars inside your mouth.

Observance and inspection of the oral cavity. In many cases, to locate a dental cavity, you’d have to take several x-rays and wait to view the outcomes. With the power of dental laser technology, we can check and observe the inside of your teeth instantly.

Reducing tooth sensitivity. Your pearly whites are sensitive because of tiny nerve endings defined as tubules, which are set under your pearly whites. With the help of dental lasers, we can reduce the hot-and-cold sensitivity of your chompers by stopping off the tubules.

There are lots of additional examples of how laser dentistry can be utilized in dental offices, and we’d love to show you a few firsthand! Please call 317-222-4102 now to pencil in your next appointment with Dr. Fahad Javed at Keystone Dental Group in Indianapolis, Indiana.