Technological advances can be a wonderful thing. Dr. Patel uses a laser for several soft tissue procedures that can dramatically reduce your healing time. And few people think about what an impact changing your gums can have on the appearance of your smile.
Think of the gums as synonymous to the frame of a painting. No matter how beautiful your teeth are, misshapen or discolored gums will detract from your smile.
Pictured here is Bev. Click here to read about her smile makeover, which included reshaping her gums with the laser.
Dental lasers can also be used to remove benign oral tumors, or even to reduce pain and healing time of cold sores.
Benefits of Laser Dentistry
A soft tissue laser offers several benefits, primarily reducing your healing time and the associated pain. Additional perks include:
- Minimal damage to surrounding tissue and less bleeding.
- Fewer bacterial infections, as the laser sterilizes the area.
- Some procedures may not even require anesthesia or sutures.
- Affected area heals much faster than a traditional surgical wound.
Most people don’t base their decision about whether or not to go to a particular dentist based on whether or not he has a soft tissue laser. But all the same, its nice to know Dr. Patel has the very latest technology available, to offer you the very latest techniques designed to save you pain and decrease your healing time.