Did you know lasers are now being used in dentistry for the treatment of teeth and gum problems?
Soft tissue laser is being utilized in dental procedures to facilitate healing and repair. Tooth surgeries can become bloody if the affected area is too large. With the help of soft tissue lasers, blood vessels that are open are being closed after subjecting the tissue to laser therapy. Blood clotting is promoted and this process can stop bleeding.
Soft tissue laser promotes healing by increasing the circulation of blood in the area affected. Good circulation will guarantee that a good supply of oxygen is available in areas where it is needed most. When an ample supply of oxygen is found in the body’s circulation, wounds are repaired and healed faster. Coupled with good nutrition and dental hygiene, soft laser tissue will hasten healing.
With the use of soft tissue laser, swelling can also be prevented or minimized. Passing a beam of laser over the mouth area after procedures can at least help in the prevention of inflammation. In reality, lasers will stand in as an immediate relief from inflammation. The use of soft tissue laser in dental procedures can help alleviate impending signs of inflammation and infection.
Learn more about soft tissue lasers from the team at Kerrisdale General & Cosmetic Dentistry.