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Laser dentistry is a newer form of dentistry providing safer and better methods. For surgical and dental procedures lasers act as a cutting instrument. They could also help the dentist vaporizer of tissue that it comes in contact with. Implementing lasers is beneficial to both patient and oral care. Laser dentistry provides less pain and could lessen the patients anxiety caused by drilling. In regards to oral health, laser dentistry helps minimize bleeding and swelling during soft tissue treatments, and also may preserve more healthy tooth during cavity removal.

For specialty cases there are many benefits to this tool. There is also a process called “curing” a filling, in which the laser helps to strengthen the bond between the filling and the tooth. When used in teeth-whitening procedures, the laser acts as a heat source and enhances the effect of tooth-bleaching agents. Remove a small piece of tissue (called a biopsy) so that it can be examined for cancer or other issues can be done safer and more precise then with any other tool.