Laser Dentistry

David E. Willey, DMD -  - Cosmetic Dentistry

David E. Willey, DMD

Cosmetic Dentistry & General Dentistry located in Sebring, FL

Having a tooth drilled can be an unpleasant experience. But at David E. Willey, DMD in Sebring, Florida, Dr. Willey and his team use laser dentistry to make common dental procedures more comfortable. Laser dentistry can be used for everything from cavity preparation to periodontal treatments. Best of all, laser dentistry is often less painful than traditional procedures. It also carries a lower risk of post-treatment complications. To learn how laser technology can help resolve your dental concerns, call the office today or book an appointment online.

Laser Dentistry Q & A

What is laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry is an innovative method for treating many different dental problems. During your dental treatment, Dr. Willey and his team may use lasers to:

  • Extract tooth decay
  • Resolve gum infections
  • Prepare a tooth for filling
  • Treat or prevent gum damage
  • Examine oral tissues for cancer
  • Remove canker or cold sores
  • Erase stains and discoloration

These treatments use targeted beams of light to destroy bacteria or tooth decay. The lasers used during laser dentistry procedures can treat damaged areas while preserving healthy tissue.

Is laser dentistry safe?

Laser dentistry procedures are a safe, effective method for resolving a wide range of dental concerns. At David E. Willey, DMD you work with a team of highly qualified dental professionals. At each stage in your treatment, Dr. Willey and his staff take steps to ensure your comfort and safety.

Will I receive laser dentistry services?

Dr. Willey and his team take pride in keeping patients informed about all their dental treatments. During your appointment, the staff explains which techniques Dr. Willey will use and what you can expect from your procedures. Dr. Willey makes sure that his patients fully understand the risks and benefits of their treatment strategy.

Is laser dentistry better than traditional dental procedures?

While the idea of laser procedures may seem intimidating, laser dentistry has several unique advantages. The noise and vibration produced by a traditional drill can be distressing for some patients. But laser procedures are gentler and quieter. They can help put you at ease, so you're able to relax during your treatment.

Lasers also offer a higher level of precision. By using laser technology, Dr. Willey can help preserve as much healthy tooth and gum tissue as possible. So laser dentistry is a boon for patients who want to avoid invasive dental procedures.

Laser dentistry can also reduce the need for anesthesia and prevent blood loss during or after dental surgery. After a laser procedure, many patients enjoy a quick recovery and are able to resume their normal activities right away.

Curious about laser dentistry? Dr. Willey and his team are committed to your dental health and look forward to helping you select the treatment that's right for you. Call the office today or book an appointment online.