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Crofton, MD 21114

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How Lasers Can Help Restore Gum Health

Posted on 11/25/2017 by David Mugford
Dental Laser The Mugford Center MD 21114
Laser treatment is revolutionizing the field of medicine in the way that it effectively treats a condition without being invasive. Oral care is one of the benefactors of this great ingenuity, giving hope in a proper treatment for certain oral conditions. Periodontitis, a big problem faced by a lot people, shows promising results with laser treatment.

The disease which is caused by many factors, including genetic susceptibility, medications such as those of diabetics, smoking, and poor oral health is characterized by swollen and infected tissue, bleeding, and loose or separating teeth.

Laser Therapy Procedure is Changing Gum Treatment

Laser treatment uses non-invasive laser technology to access and separate healthy gum tissues from inflamed and infected ones. It can be done in hard to reach areas and can effectively access the tooth's root without causing gum damage. Removed tissue exposes the root wherein plaque buildup and tartar are scraped off.

Using an instrument, your dentist will finish the procedure by removing rough spots that can possibly invite bacterial build up in time. This strategy is not only minimally invasive, but is also precise and accurate because it can explicitly focus on the infected areas. It also lessens pain, bleeding, and swelling as compared to traditional methods of periodontal treatment.

Laser Treatment Technology is the Thing of the Future

Although laser periodontal treatment is still in its inception, the promising results will possibly be accepted in the long run. The ultimate goal of using this kind of procedure is to kill germs and remove infections. In other words, deep cleaning your pearly whites will not only be minimally invasive, but it will be much more effective.

As this treatment procedure becomes steadily available, dental surgeons will cut down on traditional surgical procedures where a scalpel is used to cut and push the gums back to access the tooth root. Periodontal laser procedure will then be an accepted way to restore gum health to its vitality.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (410) 260-0790 today.

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