At Riverbend Family Dental Care, we use laser technology for a number of dental treatments for patients living in the Edmonton community.
Gum disease is the breakdown of healthy gum tissue around the teeth due to decay, beginning with plaque.
Plaque forms on your teeth every day. It also forms where your teeth and your gums meet. If plaque is not removed every day by brushing and flossing, eventually tooth decay and gum disease develop.
When used for surgical and dental procedures, lasers can offer many benefits for patients who are afraid or feel anxious around the traditional dental drill.
In many circumstances, lasers can help reduce bleeding or swelling following oral surgery, and can potentially result in few dental visits in cases where a more complex dental treatment is required.
Lasers can reshape gums in cosmetic procedures and can also remove bacteria during a root canal procedure.