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Laser Surgery: A One Stop Dental Procedure Offered By An Orange County Periodontist

Dental procedures especially the use of the traditional dental drills can be disturbing, if not overly painful as heat, vibration and pressure are applied on the patient’s teeth. Dental laser treatment and surgery takes all that away, as it uses the different wavelengths of light to remove the diseased gum tissue; so procedures like the restoration of teeth and gums to a healthy state can be done without the pain of incision, bleeding, anesthesia, stitches, bacterial infection and every other discomfort brought about by traditional gum surgeries.


Lasers can be categorized based on their uses: hard or soft tissue. The wavelength used differ with the type of procedure by which the periodontist perform the surgery as well as the way the laser light is generated. Laser procedures are what your periodontist usually perform in order to treat issues like:


Bone Graft to Support Dental Implants

A survey conducted by Harris Interactive, Inc.  found that out of a 1000 people over the age of 35, 60% don’t have any idea about gum disease (i.e. the symptoms, treatments and consequences) and 39% of them don’t visit a dentist regularly. Another report last May 2000 by the Surgeon General stated that the Americans’ bad oral health is the “silent epidemic” affecting over 75% of people over the age of 35. Thus, it is important to take care of your gums or have a periodontist treat your gum disease at its earliest stage to avoid progression to a much more severe and costly scenario.


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