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Advancements in dental technology have benefited many people over the years. One of these is dental lasers, which were first used in 1960. Over the years, the technology has continued to be improved even found a diversity of applications. Today we would like to review some of the ways laser dentistry can help your smile!

1- Dental lasers have done an amazing job cleaning teeth which are being readied for a dental filling. The laser is effective and precise as it performs this task.

2- Dental lasers are adept at helping teeth whitening dental gels to be absorbed into tooth enamel. This ability helps to speed up the process of the teeth whitening treatment.

3- Dental lasers have successfully been used to get rid of oral lesions and canker sores in the mouth.

4- Dental lasers help your dentist reshape the gum tissue during a root canal. They are also effective at removing contamination around the area when before your dentist proceeds to extract the pulp from the tooth root.

5-Dental lasers are able to remove small amounts of gum tissue when your dentist is performing an in-depth oral cancer screening, also referred to as a biopsy.

You may find yourself receiving quality dental care with the help of a dental laser the next time you are with Lawrence Gerhart DDS team. If it is time for your next dental cleaning with our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Gerhart in Tucson, Arizona, please give us a call at 520-326-5442. We look forward to caring for your smile with the best tools dentistry has to offer!