What is laser dentistry
Laser dentistry describes a wide range of procedures during which your Buda, TX, dentist utilizes a narrow, intensely-focused beam of light to complete a variety of treatments. At Moser Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Moser uses a soft-tissue diode laser to offer comfortable and quick treatments.
What does laser dentistry in Buda, TX treat?
The good news is that soft tissue lasers are now being used to treat a wide range of issues all while being less painful, less invasive with virtually no pain, post-operative swelling or discomfort. Dr. Moser currently provides laser dentistry for to treatment:
- Laser Bacterial Reduction: Bacteria causes inflammation, and chronic inflammation causes chronic health concerns. Laser bacterial reduction can help reduce/eliminate bacteria, kill periodontal infections, boost your immune system, and generally improve your overall health. Bacteria can cause gum disease, cavities, and bone loss, and laser bacterial reduction can improve your oral and overall health painlessly and quickly.
- Laser-Assisted Periodontal Therapy: Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a major cause of tooth loss. Laser-assisted periodontal therapy is a non-surgical treatment for periodontal disease. By treating periodontal disease with a soft tissue laser, Dr. Moser can quickly and painlessly decrease the inflammation, kill the offending bacteria, and encourage the healing of your gum and bone tissues.
- Laser Cold/Canker Sore Reduction: Dr. Moser can use lasers to help you gain relief from the pain of cold sores and canker sores. Laser therapy deadens local nerve cells, reducing pain while increasing blood flow and collagen production, which decreases healing times. In the treatment of cold sores, the laser can actually kill off the virus. If you schedule a treatment the moment you notice the tell-tale tingling, you’re likely to avoid a breakout!
Laser therapy is quick and painless and can help you stay on top of your oral health!