Laser technology has revolutionized the way we provide dental care. At Precision Digital Dentistry, we are proud to offer modern, state-of-the-art dentistry to our patients in Bridgewater and the surrounding areas. In doing so, our practice is equipped with the latest laser technology available. This allows us to treat, restore or transform your smile with maximum efficiency, improved accuracy and remarkable patient comfort.
Dr. Joyce Guojun Ma has received a Proficiency Certificate in Laser Dentistry. She proudly uses the PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser to give patients a number of highlighted advantages when it comes to laser dental surgery.
LANAP® Protocol for Minimally-Invasive Laser Gum Surgery
Gum disease affects up to 50% of the population. When not treated early and properly, this type of infection demands aggressive treatment to avoid tooth loss and overall health complications. Traditional treatment can involve extracting teeth or cutting away gum tissue to eradicate the infection. However, the LANAP protocol and PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser has made it possible to treat advanced gum disease without invasive oral surgery.
Dr. Ma uses the patented periodontal treatment LANAP protocol to safely, comfortably and immediately restore diseased gums back to health. The LANAP protocol relies on the targeted wavelengths of the PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser to effectively destroy bacteria deep within the gum pockets while leaving healthy gum tissues intact. This highly advanced laser technology with the LANAP protocol offers the following significant benefits for patients who need gum disease treatment:
- Faster Healing, Less Recovery Time
- Less Bleeding and Inflammation
- More Comfortable Procedure
- Reduction of Tooth Sensitivity
- Little to No Gum Recession Post-Surgery
- No Need for Tooth Extractions
- Safe for All Ages and Those with Health Concerns
Other Concerns Addressed with Laser Dentistry
While our PerioLase® MVP-7™ surgical laser is especially beneficial for gum disease treatment, this innovative technology can be used to address a wide variety of dental concerns. It and treating the delicate soft tissues of the mouth. At Precision Digital Dentistry, we provide the following laser dental procedures and more:
- Treatment of Peri-Implantitis
- Pocket Decontamination
- Gingival Flap Surgery
- Removal of Oral Lesions
- Reduce discomfort of Canker Sores
- Frenectomy and Gingivectomy
- Tooth Densensitization
- Soft tissue Biopsies
- Soft tissue Crown Lengthening
How Does Laser Dentistry Work?
Whether we are using lasers to treat gum disease, remove a lesion or to perform flap surgery, patients can take advantage of some profound advantages that dental lasers offer over traditional surgical methods. With lasers, patients can enjoy minimal pain, less swelling and no sutures. This is because the PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser has the remarkable ability to seal off nerve endings, blood vessels and lymph vessels within the skin. Dental lasers essential cut with a beam of light, which means there is a no touch delivery that significantly minimizes trauma to the soft tissues within your mouth. At Precision Digital Dentistry, lasers enable us to perform dental procedures with the highest accuracy and precision while also keeping patients comfortable and improving their post-operative recovery.
Our use of lasers in our Bridgewater practice supports our key mission to provide the highest quality dental care with respect to our patients’ comfort and time. Laser dental surgery allows patients to be in and out of the dental chair much faster than past procedure methods and many patients do not need anesthetic injections during prior to their procedure. In addition, you can leave knowing that your smile was cared for using the most refined and detailed approach in the industry, which ultimately means better results and a healthier, more confident smile.
To learn more about the LANAP® protocol for gum disease treatment or how laser dentistry can benefit your smile, please contact Precision Digital Dentistry today. We welcome the opportunity to care for your family in Bridgewater.