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Laser Dentistry

What Is Laser Dentistry?

Using the latest technology, your Rooney & Rooney dentist can perform a number of dental procedures using equipment that creates far less noise and heat, which can be distressing to many patients.

Lasers can be utilized in place of dental drills in many cases, which means that a wide range of dental problems can be treated with much less discomfort, including procedures addressing gum disease, whitening procedures, fillings, and root canals.

Benefits Of Laser Dentistry

The major benefit of laser dentistry over the use of traditional dental equipment is the reduction in pain and discomfort for the patient. Lasers also give dentists a greater degree of precision, resulting in less post-operative pain and swelling and a reduced need for anesthetic during the procedure, as well as pain medication, after the procedure is completed.

Is Laser Dentistry Right For You?

Ask your Rooney & Rooney dentist whether laser dentistry is an option in your treatment plan. Be aware that use of the lasers may take a longer time “in the chair,” but can be less traumatic than a drill or scalpel. Lasers are also excellent for gum recontouring and result in reduced post-operative pain.