Lasers are appliances that produce intense beams of light energy. When the light energy comes into contact with body tissues, there is a reaction. This reaction removes or reshapes the body tissues that it comes into contact with.
Dental lasers are used at either low densities or high densities depending on the procedure. They have been in use since the 1990s. Dental lasers are used in conjunction with other instruments and are safe and effective in treatment of a wide range of dental problems.
A Barrie dentist who is trained to use a laser administers dental lasers. The dentist must receive training, familiarize him or herself with the operating manual and practice within his or her scope. When searching for a dentist Barrie, remember to ask about his or her laser training and experience with the same.
The high intensity dental lasers are used in surgery in place of drills because they can vaporize bones and tissues instantly. They are preferred over drills because they cause less pain, bleeding and minimal trauma to the surrounding tissues. However, their application does not cover all dental procedures. They cannot be used for metal fillings or replacing a cavity between two teeth.
The popularity of lasers has grown over the years due to their enormous contribution in treatment and aesthetic dentistry Barrie. Today you will find this technology in every modern dental office.