what are the applications of laser in dentistry?
lasers are used in the following situations :
- removal of inflamed tissues & disinfection of the gum area. treatment of gingivitis, periodontitis & periimplantitis
- treatment of mouth ulcers & oral herpes laser helps in the immediate elimination of the symptoms
- root canal disinfection in root canal treatment
- tooth whitening with the use of a special whitening gel
is the laser treatment painful? does it have side effects?
the laser treatment is painless, it usually does not require anesthesia & it is harmless provided that all protective measures are taken by the dentist .