Innovative Periodontal Therapy at Your Dallas Dentist’s Office
Over the last centuries, the field of dentistry has advanced right alongside modern technology, offering new and exciting procedures to tackle dental health issues as we learn more about them. To help facilitate our patients’ good oral health, Dallas dentist Dr. Brock Lynn utilizes state-of-the-art technology to make your treatment as comfortable and convenient as possible without sacrificing effectiveness. As part of this dedication, we introduce PerioLase Laser Periodontal Therapy, the laser treatment that makes treating and healing your gums easier and quicker than ever.
Understanding Gum Disease
To understand how lasers can treat your gums, you must first understand the onset of gum disease, and how it progresses. When plaque accumulates along your gum line, the bacteria that largely comprise the sticky substance will release toxins that can cause your gums to begin receding from your teeth. Bacterial plaque can then gather in the resulting periodontal pockets, continue to attack your gum tissue, and pave the way for gum disease. Traditionally, treating gum disease early required manually removing the plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) from between your gums and teeth. When gum disease has advanced, treatment can be a bit more invasive and, traditionally, may require surgery.
Less Invasive Gum Therapy…with Lasers?
When you think about lasers, you may not think first of dental treatment. However, the science fiction like innovation is actually approved by the FDA and used to eliminate the cutting and stitching involved in traditional periodontal therapy. Laser gum therapy with the innovative PerioLase system directs the laser’s light energy through a tiny fiber, which is placed between the gums and teeth. The light energy removes diseased tissue and helps inhibit bacterial growth, allowing your gums to heal naturally and reattach to your teeth.
Laser Dentistry in Dallas
If you have questions about gum disease and laser gum treatment, or you are ready to schedule a dental consultation, call your Dallas dentist at Lynn Dental Care at (972-934-1400). Our 75240 area dental practice proudly serves people of Dallas, Highland Park, Park Cities, and surrounding areas.