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Laser Treatments Specialist

Idea Dental

General Dentists located in Northline, Houston, TX

In dentistry, using advanced tools and modern technology ensures that your smile stays healthy and beautiful, in addition to providing you with a better overall patient experience. The dental professionals at Idea Dental offer a variety of state-of-the-art laser treatments in the Northline neighborhood of Houston, Texas. Schedule a visit to Idea Dental by calling the office or using the online booking tool, and find out more about how laser treatments can improve your smile.

Laser Treatments Q&A

What are laser treatments?

Laser treatments include any procedure that your dentist performs with a laser, rather than with a traditional dental tool.

A laser is a highly concentrated beam of light that can cut through both soft tissue (like your gums) and hard tissue (like your teeth), making it an excellent tool for several dental procedures.

There are many advantages to performing your dental procedure with a laser. Since the introduction of the first commercial dental laser in 1989, they’ve become increasingly popular among both dentists and patients. 

What laser treatments do you offer?

Idea Dental is equipped with the best laser tools available to modern dentistry, including the BIOLASE® diode and Waterlase™ lasers. These technologically advanced tools perform a wide range of exceptional procedures, including: 

  • Gingivectomy and crown lengthening
  • Ulcer excision
  • Pain management and hypersensitivity treatments
  • Teeth whitening
  • Cavity treatments
  • Preparing teeth for restorations
  • Endodontic treatments like root canals

With their ability to cut through both hard and soft tissue, laser tools can enhance your experience for a variety of dental treatments.

What are the benefits of laser treatments?

There are several benefits to using a laser for your dental procedure, including:

Less pain

Compared to the drill and other traditional dental tools, laser dentistry is virtually painless. In many cases, your dentist doesn’t even need to administer anesthesia for your procedure.

Lower risk of infection

The heat generated by laser tools means that they sterilize your soft and hard tissues as they work. This means that you’re less likely to develop a bacterial infection as a result of your procedure.

Less bleeding

Laser tools cauterize your tissue as they cut through it, meaning that you’ll experience less bleeding and will be less likely to need sutures or stitches after your procedure. 

Easier recovery

Laser tools are more precise than traditional tools, so you’re less likely to experience residual damage to surrounding tissues. This, combined with the fact that the lasers sterilize and cauterize, means the overall process, as well as your recovery time, will be simpler than it would be with traditional dental tools.

To learn more about how laser treatments can benefit your smile and your overall dental experience, schedule a visit with Idea Dental today by calling the office or using the convenient online booking tool.