What Laser Therapy Can Do for You

Dental Procedure

Do your gums normally bleed during a dental procedure? This discomfort is now a thing of the past with Laser Therapy.

Laser technology helps our dentist reshape soft tissue and bone tissue during procedures. This new technology enables procedures to be completed in a shorter period of time with a shorter recovery time. Laser Therapy also makes sutures (stitches in the mouth) an unnecessary final step as the laser closes the wound more efficiently and promotes healing and tissue growth.

Soft tissue lasers can also be used to kill the bacteria in the mouth that causes gum disease. This disease is caused by bacteria that accumulates on our teeth through neglect in our daily hygiene. The bacteria normally grows on particles of food left in your mouth. The infection then continues to grow, causing inflammation and the breakdown of gum tissue. With Laser Therapy, your mouth is cleaned and sterilized.

Some of the symptoms of gum disease include the inflammation of the gums and mouth, soreness, bleeding gums, and redness. Another symptom is bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth. Other signs of gum disease include shaky or loose teeth, receding gums, and spaces between the teeth and gums.

If you have gum disease, the best choice of treatment is a professional cleaning at our Mesa, Arizona practice by Dr Donald Clifford and his team. They will clean your mouth and remove the plaque that harbors the bacteria causing the disease. Depending on the severity of the gum disease, our pain free cold laser treatment is also an option.

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