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Certified Laser Dentistry

To provide you with the best care available, our practice uses the latest dental technology, including certified laser dentistry in St. John, Larned and Great Bend, Kansas. Laser dentistry works with many different dental treatments at Rosenberg Family Dentistry, from periodontal treatments to dental fillings. Schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Joe Rosenberg, and see how we can use this great technology to help you.

Laser dentistry involves the use of lasers to complete dental treatments more comfortably, quickly and effectively. At our dental practice, we are dedicated to always providing you with the best possible dental care. Our dentist and team continuously update their education and our office to provide you with a more pleasant and efficient dental visit. We are proud to offer laser dental treatment to ensure that your dental experience is comfortable and positive.

Lasers can be used for a number of dental treatments.

 

During your visit, Dr. Rosenberg may recommend laser dentistry to:

  • Treat periodontal disease by removing bacteria and infected tissue

  • Cure (harden) a dental filling

  • Remove the decayed or damaged portion of a tooth

  • Treat cold sores and canker sores

  • Speed up teeth whitening

  • Recontour the gum line

There are many benefits of laser dentistry. Many treatments completed with a dental laser are very comfortable and may not require the use of an anesthetic. Dental lasers also shorten treatment time and healing time and decrease the risk of infection following treatment. In addition, lasers minimize bleeding both during and after treatment, and because they are very precise, we are able to treat the targeted area without affecting nearby healthy tissues. To learn more about the advantages of laser dentistry, we invite you to call or visit us today.

FAQs about Laser Dentistry

What Is a Dental Laser?

A dental laser is a device that uses highly concentrated beams of light to remove gum infection, eliminate tooth decay, or whiten teeth. It is a more comfortable treatment option that dentists can offer to their patients. That’s because it is less invasive than drilling and other traditional dental procedures.

Do Dental Lasers Hurt?

Procedures involving dental lasers are mostly painless. That’s because pain is usually caused by either vibrations or heat during dental procedures. Dental lasers actually avoid both! People who are fearful of the pain that might occur during certain dental procedures can stand to benefit greatly from dental laser treatments.

What Are the Most Common Procedures that Dental Lasers Are Used for?

Laser dentistry is great because it provides a lot of different options in terms of how it can be used. Some common procedures that dental lasers are used for are periodontal treatment, desensitizing teeth, teeth whitening, non-surgical gum therapy, removing dental decay, and sterilizing infected root canals. 

Can Laser Dentistry Prevent Tooth Extraction?

With laser gum treatment, it is possible to save teeth that would otherwise need to be extracted. It depends on the unique situation in someone’s mouth. Laser dentistry does have the potential to help prevent a dentist from having to extract a tooth.