At South Granville Dentistry in Vancouver, we can perform many procedures with little or no freezing and without a drill when dental lasers are used as an alternative to traditional dental tools.
Dental lasers use beams of light with quick pulses of heat energy to target the area being treated.
Depending on the tissue to be treated, the wavelengths used will vary.
Surgical dental lasers are more accurate and precise than traditional methods of treatment, which allows your dentist to preserve more bone and tooth tissue during surgery.
Patient discomfort and healing time are reduced after procedures as dental lasers produce less bleeding and swelling than traditional methods.
The need for local anesthesia is often eliminated during procedures, which can shorten the length of your appointment.
The heat from the laser also cauterizes the site, reduces infection and other health issues.
The use of dental lasers can be found in many procedures, including:
We are always happy to accept new patients to our dental clinic! With a comprehensive range of dental services, South Granville Dentistry can help you maintain and protect your oral health. Get in touch with us today to book an appointment.