Laser Treatments Overview
Having healthy gums is quite important since problems such as oral cancer and gum disease can affect both your dental and general health without proper treatment. At our practice in Arlington Heights, IL, we utilize laser technology to deal with a broad array of gum (periodontal) difficulties and provide more thorough soft-tissue cleanings. Our state-of-the-art laser technology helps our team at Springer/Orser Dentistry perform more effective treatment of periodontitis (the advanced stage of gum disease). We also utilize laser technology help remove bacteria from the mouth to alleviate bad breath and provide a more enhanced smile. Schedule an appointment at our Arlington Heights, IL facility to learn more about laser treatments.
Best Candidates for Laser Treatments
There are many cases in which a laser treatment may be recommended. For a laser cleaning, the soft-tissues of the mouth of cleaned for healthier oral health and a brighter smile. For periodontal disease, the laser may be employed to eliminate plaque and bacteria that's deep inside the pockets of your gums. When compared to classic surgery on the gums, laser gum therapies tend to be less invasive and do not require sutures. You may need little or no anesthesia during this treatment and experience a shorter healing time than will more invasive treatments.
What to Expect with Laser Treatments
Your laser treatment can be performed in our office, which normally only needs local anesthesia. Nevertheless, additional sedation choices could be available in case you have dental fears. Prior to your treatment, we will discuss precisely what you ought to expect throughout the procedure whether you're having a treatment for periodontal disease or receiving a laser cleaning. The laser reduces bleeding and frequently omits the need for sutures.
Laser Treatments Recovery
A member of our team will provide you with recovery instructions before you leave our facility. Considering that your mouth may be tender or swollen, you might choose to adhere to a soft food or liquid diet for a couple of days. For periodontal disease therapy, you might have to make another appointment so we can evaluate your healing and determine if a second treatment is necessary. If another condition is diagnosed, we will discuss your treatment choices and what to do next.
Laser Treatments Insurance Coverage
As soon as your laser treatment plan is made, a member of our team will talk with you about payment options. Our practice also takes several payments, including medical financing. For those who have insurance, we can contact your provider to calculate your coverage and personal expenses.
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Laser Gum Therapy
To receive a faster and more precise periodontal treatment or soft-tissue cleaning, Springer/Orser Dentistry employs an innovative laser system for both procedures. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, laser remedies provide faster visits and healing times. To find out more about laser treatments or to make an appointment, contact our facility in Arlington Heights, IL.