At Rebol Family Dentistry, our team is committed to providing modern dentistry solutions to improve overall patient experience and care. Because of this, we have incorporated laser dentistry into our routine procedures. Laser dentistry involves the use of dental lasers primarily when we are working around your soft tissues.
Your soft tissues like your gums and tongue are extremely sensitive and prone to bleeding during dental procedures. With dental lasers, we can reduce the risks of post-procedure bleeding and discomfort.
Learn more about laser dentistry below.
Laser Dentistry in Asheville, NC
Dr. Rebol and Dr. Sparks are experienced general dentists in Asheville, NC. They have been trained in operating with dental lasers to ensure patient safety. With dental lasers, patients get a more comfortable experience during and after their necessary procedures. Dental lasers swiftly seal off exposed blood vessels for less post-procedure bleeding and discomfort. This also eliminates the need for the use of stitches in most scenarios.
Dental lasers are especially common during our gum contouring procedures. Gum contouring is when we reshape your gum line to be more flattering to your overall smile. Patients with excessively gummy smiles are encouraged to ask us about gum contouring services.
We can help you achieve a more flattering gumline that showcases your dental structures more when you smile. Dental lasers may also be used when treating patients with gum disease. The dental lasers quickly get rid of diseased tissue to prevent further progression.
Is Laser Dentistry Safe?
Yes, laser dentistry is safe and has been an approved method of patient care since 1994. We would never offer a service or procedure that would harm our patients. While dental lasers may seem a little intimidating, we are happy to explain the technology more in-depth at your next appointment.
Feel free to ask us any questions you may have about dental lasers before, during, or after your procedure.
Why Choose Laser Dentistry?
Laser dentistry is one of the best innovations in dental technology. When you come to the dentist office nowadays, a lot has changed since when your parents or grandparents were going as kids. Technology makes dental treatment faster, safer, and more enjoyable for both the dentist and the patient.
Laser dentistry is particularly used to treat periodontal disease. Traditionally, periodontal treatment can involve scalpels, sutures, and a long downtime after the procedure is completed. The risk of infection spreading is also a concern, as gum disease involves pockets full of bacteria and food particles. With a laser, a lot of these complications can be eliminated.
The laser sterilizes the area as it provides treatment, so you don’t have to worry about the infection spreading. A laser is also able to be a lot more precise than a scalpel. The surrounding area of your mouth won’t be impacted, because the laser treats such a small, specific area.
Because there are no scalpels, there’s no cutting and sutures. The incision area is cauterized with the head and energy of the laser. Many patients don’t even need anesthesia or novocaine during laser dentistry, as it’s virtually painless. There’s less bleeding and swelling, so you have less downtime after the procedure is completed. You’re able to go back to a full diet and normal life in a lot less time. The treatment itself is also shorter.
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Are you looking for comfortable and comprehensive dental care in Asheville, NC? We hope you will consider scheduling an appointment with our compassionate dental care team online. Our doctors look forward to seeing you soon.