Posts Categorized: Laser Dentistry

3 Ways Lasers Treat Gum Disease Better

As the leading cause of adult tooth loss in the United States, gum disease is more common than some patients realize, and treating it is vital to preserving your smile. Appropriate treatment, however, depends on how severe it is, and can range from periodontal cleaning to more extensive gum surgery. For many patients, laser gum… Read more »

Q&A: Do I Have Gum Disease?

One of the most frustrating aspects of attempting to treat gum disease before it progresses is the fact that it is often difficult to diagnose on your own. As a result, you may visit us once the problem has advanced, rather than in its earliest most easily treatable stage. The good news is that no… Read more »

The Benefits of Laser Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease is one of the more widespread and significant dental health issues today, and its consequences make it the leading cause of adult tooth loss. In many cases, the use of laser dentistry can make your treatment quicker, more comfortable, and more effective than more conventional methods. Besides comfort, the benefits of laser gum… Read more »

Gum Disease Quiz: True or False?

When we meet with patients, we find that there are certain things most of them are extremely familiar with when it comes to the world of dentistry. Then, there are those topics for which most patients only have a vague understanding. This can become especially problematic in the case of certain oral problems like gum disease. Why?… Read more »

Laser Dentistry For Your Gum Disease

Did you know according to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) at least 47.2% of adult Americans over age 30 suffer from Gum Disease? That means roughly 64 million individuals have some form of periodontitis. Furthermore, adults age 65 and older bolster their gum disease at a whopping 70%. What does this mean for you?… Read more »