Lasers For Dentistry

Sault Ste Marie dentists at Northern Dental Care use lasers to assist with many soft tissue applications. Either an 810nm or 980nm diode laser is used for most soft tissue applications. Dental laser use has proven to be a comfortable and predictable way to treat various oral ailments.

By using a dental laser we are able to assist with healing in gingivitis and periodontitis. As well, cold sores (herpes simplex), canker sores and denture sores can be treated during your appointment so you can leave pain-free and assist with the healing process. It has been shown through studies that when cold sores are treated 2-3 times with the laser, they will not return again to the same site.

Besides oral disease, dental lasers can be used in the mouth for many other dental applications such as:

  • treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis/periodontal disease
  • assists in healing of split lips (from dryness)
  • canker and cold sores
  • denture sores
  • oral lesions/pain due to radiation or chemotherapy
  • lichen planus
  • tongue tie/frenum attachment(s)/frenectomy
  • gum tissue contouring and smile contouring
  • tooth exposure prior to orthodontics
  • removal of excess gum tissue around wisdom teeth
  • dental implant exposure
  • biopsy of oral tissue/removal of oral lesions
  • amalgam tattoo removal
  • pigmentation removal
  • sterilization of pocket after removal of a tooth
  • draining dental abscesses

If you have a dental concern and would like it treated with laser call our Sault Ste Marie dentists today at new patient: (705) 910-1334 or existing patient: (705) 575-7572

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