Laser Dentistry Specialist

Los Gatos Dental Care

Cosmetic & Family Dentist located in Los Gatos, CA

Is the drill one of your least favorite parts of a visit to the dentist? If so, you’ll be glad to know that Los Gatos Dental Care offers laser dentistry at their office in Los Gatos, California. With the latest laser-based dental technology, Los Gatos Dental Care can do everything from improving your smile’s appearance to remove tooth decay virtually pain-free. Learn more by calling the office or booking your appointment online.

Laser Dentistry Q & A

What is laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry is one of the most exciting advancements in the dental field. Using lasers gives Los Gatos Dental Care practitioners a level of precision that older dental tools simply couldn’t provide. 

That precision means that the changes needed for your mouth can be contained to the exact area, minimizing the invasiveness of the procedures. Dental lasers minimize discomfort during your treatments and support the faster healing of your tissue. 

These are just a few benefits that laser dentistry offers:

  • Minimal bleeding both during and after any procedure
  • Reduced need for anesthesia
  • Fewer required sutures and stitches
  • Faster post-procedure tissue regeneration
  • Less risk for infection
  • Preservation of tooth structure

What kind of dental treatments can be performed with a laser?

Part of what makes laser dentistry so exciting is that these lasers can perform a huge number of procedures. Los Gatos Dental Care has both hard- and soft-tissue lasers to perform the widest variety of procedures with this groundbreaking technology. 

Los Gatos Dental Care uses laser dentistry for a variety of treatments, including:

  • Soft tissue reshaping to minimize gummy smiles
  • Frenectomies to improve the tongue's range of motion
  • Tooth preparation before a filling, replacing a dental drill
  • Faster tooth whitening
  • Desensitization of cold-sensitive teeth due to gum recession
  • Alleviation and prevention of herpetic lesions and cold sores
  • Biopsies and tumor removal

If you’re interested in this groundbreaking shift in dental care, talk with Los Gatos Dental Care about your laser dentistry options. As experts in this area, they’re available to talk with you about the various treatments that are available to improve your smile and your oral health. They help you choose the right laser dentistry treatment or treatments to reach your smile goals. 

Is laser dentistry right for me?

If you dread going to the dentist because you hate the sound of a drill on your teeth, laser dentistry is ideal for you. Even if a drill doesn’t bother you, though, the increased precision and minimized invasiveness of laser dentistry make it a powerful tool in supporting your oral health. 

Learn more about what laser dentistry can do for you by calling Los Gatos Dental Care or scheduling your appointment online today.

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