For years, people have associated consulting a dentist with having their teeth drilled. However, drills have now become a thing of the past. We are proud to offer laser dentistry in New York NY, Dr. Katayev uses cutting edge technology to provide comfortable, precise, and efficient dental care for his patients. Our extensive experience in the dental field has made us one of the most prominent laser dentists in NYC. Through the advanced and effective Waterlase® procedure we offer you the radiant smile that you have always been hoping for.
The Waterlase® is used for a variety of procedures, including:
- Cavity detection
- Crown lengthening
- Gingival (gum) resculpting
- Root canals
How does it work?
The Waterlase® is a laser is an instrument that produces a very narrow, intense beam of light energy. When laser light comes in contact with tissue, it causes a reaction. The light produced by the laser can remove or shape tissue.
Are lasers used in dentistry?
Yes, lasers have been used in dentistry since 1990. Lasers can be used as a safe and effective treatment for a wide range of dental procedures and are often used in conjunction with other dental instruments.
How are lasers used in dentistry?
Dental lasers can be used to:
reduce the discomfort of canker and cold sores.
expose partially erupted wisdom teeth.
remove muscle attachments that limit proper movement.
manage gum tissue during impressions for crowns or other procedures.
remove overgrown tissues caused by certain medications.
perform biopsy procedures.
remove inflamed gum tissues and aid in the treatment of gum disease.
remove or reshape gum and bone tissues during crown lengthening procedures.
help treat infections in root canals.
speed up tooth whitening procedures.