What is Laser Dentistry?
Like in every other field, lasers have brought a revolution in the surgical dentistry also.
Now a patient can go through a surgical, dental treatment without experiencing the pain of needles or stitches.
This dental diode laser helps in the treatment of various soft tissue procedures easily.
Laser dental treatment is less- invasive but offers excellent results.
Such a treatment needs less anesthesia and thus is more comfortable making a recovery and healing also quicker.
You can get various kinds of treatments done like gum lift, gum disease, minor surgeries, or gum reconstruction easily.
Uses of Lasers in Dentistry
Laser Treatment for Gum Disease
This cost-effective, non-invasive procedure offers better results.
People who cannot get surgeries done like those suffering from hypertension, diabetes, cardiac problems, organ transplant, and epileptic, they can go for this.
Laser Teeth Whitening
By using the laser in whitening, discoloration, and stains, better results can be achieved using a laser.
This process might take as less as one sitting.
Laser Root Canal Treatment
Many times, a root canal becomes unsuccessful because of incomplete removal of tissue from the canals, but when the laser tip is inserted within the canals, it burns any tissue that is left and thus, the chances of failure are reduced.
The laser can remove the problem of Gingival hyperplasia that is caused by anti-hypertensive and anti-epileptic drugs.
Laser surgery for tongue-tie
Lingual frenectomy through laser can treat speech difficulties in people with tongue-tie.
Aesthetic Laser Dentistry
Gummy smile often lowers down one’s confidence. The patient can have aesthetic recontouring of the gums, improving crown length giving back a natural smile.
Space in the upper and lower anterior because of high frenal attachment can be relieved painlessly with a laser.
Laser Procedure – Vestibuloplasty
With the use of laser, sulcular deepening and creation of a greater retentive area become less, and thus; there is quick healing with less pain.
Laser Pericoronal Flap Removal
Pericoronal flap removal can be done easily in just a few minutes using lasers with the least amount of pain and no infection.
Laser for treatment of Aphthous Ulcers
With the use of laser ablation, painful oral ulcers can be treated effectively.
Laser-Assisted Oral Surgery
Laser Surgery for Oral Submucous Fibrosis
It is possible to get effective mouth opening after cutting the fibrotic band as using a laser with less bleeding and pain.
Laser Treatment for White Spots on Teeth
By use of laser surgical process, Leukoplakia or Lichenplanus can be treated.
Dental Laser Biopsy
Benign tumor removal, Cystic lesion, and soft tissue cutting can be done by lasers easily.
Benefits of Laser Dentistry
Laser treatment offers various benefits to a patient and enables the dentist in offering high- quality services.
The operation here is done using short, quick pulses of energy. All this results in less pain.
Many times, even anesthesia is also not used
The laser is a sterile process.
The bacteria that are generally caused during the process get heated-up, and then evaporate within their cells and then they die after an explosion.
This treatment takes less time and is more efficient, causing less suffering.
The treatment is accurate and minimally invasive.
What are the advantages of LASER surgery?
What are the advantages of LASER surgery?
Such treatments are gentler. The treatment area is sterilized on its own.
Advantages of Lasers over traditional methods:
- Laser-assisted wisdom tooth removal
- Quick healing
- No dental drills needed
- Restricted mouth opening (OSMF) is treated efficiently
- Pyorrhea (Bleeding Gums) can be treated by laser without surgery
- Root canal treatment minus any pain
- Quick relief from oral ulcers and tooth sensitivity
- Cosmetic and facial treatment by laser
- Minimum Anesthesia required
- Bloodless oral procedure
- Less or no swelling and pain
- Single-step procedure for teeth whitening
Laser Dentistry Cost in Iran
Various dental hospitals in Iran offer highly affordable laser dental treatments and surgeries with an excellent track record in all kinds.
Lasers are effective and efficient, too in most of the treatments that cause less or no pain.
Laser dentistry cost in Iran is quite low in comparison to most of the western countries like UK and USA.