At Hines Dentistry, we are excited to offer laser dentistry, an innovative and minimally invasive alternative to traditional dental procedures. Laser dentistry uses advanced laser technology to perform a variety of dental treatments more comfortably, quickly and efficiently. This state-of-the-art approach allows us to deliver exceptional care while enhancing patient comfort and results.

Understanding Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry involves the use of specialized dental lasers to treat both soft and hard tissues in the mouth. It is a versatile technique suitable for a range of procedures, from simple cavity preparations to more complex gum surgeries. The precision of laser technology means treatments can be more targeted, preserving more of your natural tooth structure and reducing trauma to surrounding tissues.

What to Expect During Laser Dentistry

During a laser dentistry procedure, you can expect a smoother and more comfortable experience:

  • Preparation: Minimal preparation is needed. In many cases, anesthesia may not be required, reducing the need for injections.
  • Treatment: Our dentist will use a specialized dental laser to perform the procedure. You may feel a warm sensation, but the treatment is generally painless.
  • Post-Procedure: Recovery times are often shorter compared to traditional methods, with less pain, bleeding and swelling.

Advantages of Laser Dentistry

  • Minimal Bleeding and Swelling: Lasers promote blood clotting and are less invasive, leading to reduced bleeding and swelling during soft tissue treatments.
  • Lower Risk of Infection: The high-energy beam sterilizes the area being treated, decreasing the risk of bacterial infections.
  • Faster Healing and Recovery: The precision and reduced trauma of laser dentistry often result in quicker healing times.
  • No Need for Sutures: Laser treatments on soft tissues often do not require sutures, making the recovery process smoother.

Experience the Laser Dentistry Difference

If you are looking for a dental treatment experience that is efficient, comfortable and minimally invasive, our laser dentistry services in Charlotte, North Carolina, are the perfect solution. Contact us today at 704-366-3526 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Drew Hines.