Lasers have been cleared by the FDA for soft tissue surgery since 1991 and are now used in a number of dental and medical procedures. The field of laser dentistry in Miami, FL is continually evolving and lasers are now used for bone re-contouring and disease detection. If you have gingivitis, periodontal disease, or other oral health problems, you may be a candidate for a laser procedure with Dr. Scott Ross and Dr. Bradley Ross.
In the field of dentistry, lasers fall into one of the following categories:
Diagnosis of Disease
Soft Tissue Procedures
Hard Tissue Procedures
The Advanced Dental Technology at South Florida Periodontics & Dental Implants
LEARN ABOUT LASER DENTISTRY
Since its debut in 1960, laser technology has become a part of many medical and dental procedures. Many medical professionals perform procedures using laser technology for its precision and accuracy.
Today’s medical lasers are made of several components including mirrors, an electricity source, a semiconductor, and fiber optics that transport light energy to a specific area. These lasers can be used to treat or remove tissues and are part of many diagnostic and surgical procedures.
If you have gingivitis that progresses to periodontitis, you may need to undergo laser gum surgery in Miami, FL to treat the infection. Lasers are now used to perform a number of dental procedures and fall into the following categories:
The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) targets infected tissues and eradicates bacteria in the mouth. It is often recommended to patients who have gingivitis that has progressed to periodontal disease. It is a minimally invasive procedure that can actually protect and preserve healthy gum tissue.
If you have gingivitis or want to learn more about laser dentistry procedures in Homestead, FL, schedule your consultation today! Dr. Scott Ross and Dr. Bradley Ross may recommend LANAP® as part of your gum disease treatment plan if you are in the moderate to advanced stages of gum disease.
Our Patients Tell The Story Best
Periodontics & Dental Implants
The Technology at South Florida Periodontics & Dental Implants Helped Me Understand My Issue