Laser dentistry is growing in popularity as a precise and effective way to perform many dental procedures. Its benefits over traditional dentistry are many; soft tissue procedures may not require stitches or anaesthesia and it also minimises bleeding, bacterial infections and damage to surrounding tissue.
Procedures it can be now uses for include teeth cavity detection, preparation of the teeth for fillings, dealing with tooth sensitivity, crown lengthening and a gummy smile.
Not all cosmetic dentists provide laser dentistry, so it is best to do your research before having a consultation with your dentist. Your dentist will be able to advise you if you’re suitable for laser dentistry. Costs vary depending on the treatment and the individual practitioner.