Gum Disease Laser Therapy

Dr. Miller is proud to offer the latest technology available for periodontal therapy: laser treatment. There are numerous advantages to using laser therapy as opposed to the traditional methods requiring a scalpel and sutures.

What are the advantages to using lasers to treat periodontal disease?

Lasers can be used in certain circumstances to help perform deep cleanings under the gums for patients. After a deep cleaning has been performed underneath the gums, a laser can then be used to help clean around the gums. Advantages of the laser includes disinfection of the gums from certain bacteria and promoting healing.

Uses:

Dr. Miller can perform a variety of procedures using laser technology, such as a frenectomy, osseous surgery, and gum grafting. Dr. Miller is also able to use laser technology as a way to regenerate healthy gums and remove diseases areas in a virtually painless way. This method also encourages healthy gum to regenerate and attach to the teeth. There is a much lower chance of gum disease returning when laser therapy is used as opposed to traditional surgery.