While surgical procedures were the common method for soft tissue treatment for decades, scientists and dentists worked together to research an amazing alternative that is less invasive — laser therapy.
A laser is a small beam of intensely focused light. Laser therapy allows for precise control during soft tissue treatment. In addition, the lasers can perform several functions. In addition to removing tissue, they can also be used to reduce bleeding and swelling, seal blood vessels and seal nerve endings.
There are many benefits to laser therapy instead of traditional surgical procedures. The diseased areas can be targeted accurately and precisely meaning less unnecessary pain. In fact, the amount of swelling, pain, and bleeding are greatly reduced due to the less invasive nurture of laser therapy. All of these factors result in a shorter healing and recovery time.
Following are some of the most common applications for laser applications in dentistry:
Still have questions about laser therapy for soft tissue treatment? Feel free to contact Berkshire Family Dental in NW Washington DC and we will be happy to help explain how our laser treatments can help. Make your appointment today!