There have been many advancements in dental technology in recent years. These advancements have greatly improved the way in which we can provide a variety of different treatments, improving your quality of care and the outcomes of your procedures. At North Atlanta Family Dentistry, we can achieve these goals with laser dentistry.
What is Laser Dentistry?
Laser dentistry involves the use of a tool called a laser to perform a variety of different procedures that have traditionally been performed using a scalpel. A laser is a handheld tool that uses a concentrated beam of light approximately the thickness of a human hair. The wavelength of the laser light can be adjusted as needed, allowing us to perform a variety of different treatments. With a laser, we can cut treat soft tissue, bone, and teeth.
Uses for Laser Dentistry
Laser dentistry has many uses. These include:
Benefits of Laser Dentistry
Laser dentistry has many benefits. These benefits include:
Is Laser Dentistry Safe?
The use of a laser to perform many dental treatments is considered to be incredibly safe. Its use is just as safe as using any traditional tools to perform the same treatments. Even so, there are still some risks involved. One of these risks is the potential for eye damage. To ensure your safety, you will be provided with special glasses to wear during the course of your treatment. One of the other risks involved with a laser is the risk of permanent tissue damage. This can occur as the result of using the wrong wavelength. We are highly trained and experienced in using the laser and will take every necessary step to ensure your safety.
Laser dentistry has greatly improved the way in which we can perform many different types of dental procedures, allowing us to help you maintain optimal oral health. For more information on laser dentistry, call North Atlanta Family Dentistry at (470) 387-0500 today.