Laser Dentistry offers many new options for care in the healthcare industry. Among the benefits include cleansing the pulp when doing root canals, debriding the pockets around gum infection and more recently, it has been shown to be effective in treating sleep apnea and snoring (Nightlase). The laser can be used for hard tissue cutting – small fillings without anesthetic, and gum trimming to contour excess tissue. Among some of the other uses for Dental Lasers include smoothing out tissue (Smoothlase), stopping bleeding, tightening and smoothing facial and neckline, and contouring lips (Liplase).
Dr Riggs has taken special training in order to be able to offer these services to our clients.