What is Dental Laser?

A Dental Laser is an instrument that produces a narrow intense beam of light energy. When this light beam comes in to contact with tissue, it causes a reaction of cutting or vaporising to shape or remove.

Below is the Laser Equipment Used in Both Our Surgeries:

What are the Benefits of Laser Dentistry?
  • Minimal invasive procedures
  • Bleeding is more Controlled
  • Healing times are reduced
  • Procedures are more precise
  • Suture not required.
  • Reduced need for post-operative antibiotics and painkillers.
  • Reduced post-operative swelling and discomfort.
  • Quicker recovery, (minimum 2 weeks)
What are the Procedures/Symptoms Cured by Laser Dentistry?

Lasers are used for many purposes in the dental field. They can perform a range of procedures in almost every specialty.

The more common procedures include:

Tongue Tie

Tongue-tie is a string of short tissue which attaches your baby tongue to the floor of the mouth. If your baby has tongue-tie, her tongue can’t move freely. If your child has difficulty with breast feeding, get a dental check-up.

Lip Tie

To remove frenal attachment between the lip and teeth.

Laser Gingivectomy / Laser Gum Sterilisation

Reduction of Excess Gums/Gummy smile treatment

Exposure of Unerupted Teeth

Impacted teeth are simply those that cannot properly erupt into the mouth. Gums covering the unerupted tooth will be lifted by the laser to expose the hidden tooth underneath.

Operculectomy

Surgical removal of the operculum, a flap of tissue over a partially erupted tooth, particularly the third molar region.

Gingivectomy, Gum reduction

FAQs

Laser treatment is a painless minimal invasive procedure.

Laser treatment is used on babies for treatment of lip or tongue tie and can be performed, as young as 6 weeks old.