Laser Gum Treatment
Gum disease is among the most common oral health problems. Prevention of this condition is often possible through good oral hygiene and regular check-ups, but treatment can become necessary if an issue progresses. For a variety of reasons, laser gum treatment is increasingly being used as an alternative to conventional approaches. Understanding the advantages of laser treatment and the technology being used today can be beneficial for patients facing gum disease.
The benefits of using lasers in gum treatment apply to comfort, safety, and recovery. In many cases, patients do not even need anesthesia when they visit our East Los Angeles laser gum treatment expert. The fact that lasers are so precise means that they leave healthy tissues untouched, so treatment risks are reduced. Finally, patients who receive laser gum treatment are more likely to have a smooth recovery afterwards with improved regeneration of soft tissues and bone.
Laser Gum Treatment East Los Angeles
When patients visit Dr. Assili, our dentist in East Los Angeles, to have their gum disease treated by laser, they benefit from the latest technology in this specialty. The Precise LTM, a dental laser treatment device made by CAO Group, Inc., allows our expert in laser gum treatment in East Los Angeles to program settings for specific tasks, such as treating periodontitis. All parts of the gums can be treated this way, including hard-to-reach areas at the back of the mouth.
Treatment from our East Los Angeles laser gum treatment expert is ideal for many patients. For patients who have anxiety, lasers are a welcome option because they work quickly and are less likely to cause discomfort compared to conventional treatment tools. In cases where patients take blood thinners or are at risk of dangerous bleeding for other reasons, lasers are beneficial as they close incisions as they work. Additionally, infections respond well to the anti-bacterial effects of lasers.
Early treatment is always best for resolving gum disease, which can bring serious systemic complications if allowed to progress. Patients can schedule a consultation with our expert in laser gum treatment in East Los Angeles to learn more about the advantages of dental lasers for gum disease.