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Laser Dentistry services offered in Bensonhurst/Mapleton, Brooklyn, NY

Laser dentistry uses advanced technology to ensure a more comfortable treatment experience. At Dental Arts of Brooklyn, with and office in the Bensonhurst and Mapleton neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City, general dentist Jason Liem, DDS, and his team use laser dentistry to treat various issues, including tooth decay, gum disease, and hypersensitivity. Call the nearest office today and request a laser dentistry consultation or book online.

What is laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry uses focused light energy to treat various dental conditions. Lasers allow for greater precision and more comfortable treatment. 

What’s more, laser procedures are quick, require little downtime, and present fewer risks than procedures that use drills and other traditional tools.

At Dental Arts of Brooklyn, the team has more than 10 years of experience performing laser procedures. During that time, they’ve seen a 75% reduction in infections.

What are some common laser treatments?

At Dental Arts of Brooklyn, the team offers various laser treatments, including:

  • Cavity detection
  • Preparation of teeth for dental fillings
  • Treatment of tooth sensitivity
  • Cosmetic gum recontouring
  • Crown lengthening
  • Teeth whitening
  • Treating obstructive sleep apnea

The team also uses laser dentistry to treat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, a group of conditions characterized by jaw or facial pain.

What types of lasers does laser dentistry use?

At Dental Arts of Brooklyn, the team uses two types of lasers:

Soft tissue lasers

Soft tissue lasers kill bacteria and encourage the growth of new and healthy gum tissue. Their unique frequency makes them ideal for sealing nerve endings and blood vessels, ensuring a quick and pain-free treatment experience.

Hard tissue lasers

Hard tissue lasers use powerful wavelengths capable of cutting through the tooth enamel. At Dental Arts of Brooklyn, the team uses hard tissue lasers to prep teeth for fillings and remove decaying tooth enamel.

After a consultation, the team can determine the type of laser dentistry that is best for you.

What are the benefits of laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry offers various benefits compared to traditional procedures, including:

  • No need for stitches or sutures
  • Most procedures don’t require anesthesia
  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Less damage to your surrounding tissues
  • Less bleeding

Laser dentistry also allows for quicker recovery times. After treatment, you can return to your normal routine within a few days.

Is laser dentistry safe?

Laser dentistry is safe and usually well-tolerated, but it’s crucial you work with a qualified professional. A dentist who uses the wrong wavelength could damage your teeth or the surrounding tissues. 

The team at Dental Arts of Brooklyn has extensive training in laser dentistry, so you can feel confident knowing you’ll receive optimal care.

Call the nearest Dental Arts of Brooklyn office to learn more about laser dentistry today or book online.