As technology advances lasers have become more and more important in both the diagnosis and treatment of dental problems. We have acquired 2 types of lasers to use in our office.
In order to maintain healthy teeth, early cavity detection is important. Once a cavity has reached the size that is visible to the human eye or on x-rays, it has already grown large enough that more agressive treatment may be needed for repair. The DIAGONOdent Laser allows us to detect cavities that would otherwise go undetected with visual and x-rays alone.
Early detection allows us to employ other technologies like Microabrasion to repair and protect the tooth from further damage.
The other place lasers are assisting in the maintenance of oral health is in treating soft tissue problems such as:
To learn more about how laser dentistry can help you maintain your oral health, schedule a free consultation with Dr. Yedigarian today. 703-832-0989