Laser Dentistry

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21st century dentistry that targets your gum problems with laser precision

This is a safe, advanced procedure that targets your moderate to severe gum diseased areas with precision, while leaving healthy tissue intact. It also lets us treat much deeper periodontal pockets that would normally require surgical treatment. This makes your treatment quicker, more comfortable and in most cases significantly less costly.

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The benefits of laser periodontal therapy

  • Deep periodontal defects can be treated without surgery.
  • Better looking results with less gum recession than conventional surgery.
  • Pinpoint accuracy means only diseased gum tissue is removed and healthy tissue left intact.
  • Destroys harmful bacterial without the need for antibiotics.
  • More peaceful treatment experience with no high-pitched drills or scraping sounds.
  • Safe for use around restorations such as crowns and dental implants.
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As well as being a safer, non-surgical procedure that achieves good looking results, laser periodontal therapy is also suitable for people who take complex drug therapies for various conditions. When a patient undergoes conventional periodontal surgery, these medications can often affect healing and cause post-operative complications, but as laser therapy is much less invasive, they can now enjoy successful therapy. Even patients who take anticoagulants can safely receive laser periodontal therapy because the laser cauterises the area to control or prevent bleeding.

One of our revolutionary laser treatments is the BIOLASE WaterLase™ laser and, although popular in the USA, we are one of the few periodontal practices in the UK to have invested in this sophisticated equipment. It offers periodontal therapy that disrupts biofilms, kills specific bacteria and breaks up tartar under the gum line so fresh healthy tissues can re-attach to the tooth. Unlike conventional deep gum cleaning, it can penetrate the full depth of the periodontal pocket and significantly reduces the need for flap surgery. It also has a host of other benefits including:

  • Shorter treatment time
  • Reduced costs
  • Less gum recession
  • Less discomfort

So if you want your gum disease brought under control, once and for all, give us a call on 01622 739 962 and discover how you could benefit from laser periodontal therapy.

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