I heard there is a laser based root canal treatment, which is fast and painless. How long does it take for the procedure? What would be indicative cost of treatment? I am from Kolkata.
Advantages of Lasers over conventional Technologies :
No need for dental drills.
Treatment of pyorrhea (Bleeding Gums) without surgery by laser.
Painless root canal treatment by laser.
Cosmetic & facial treatment by laser.
Analgesic effect minimum Anesthetic requirement.
Single step procedure for TEETH whitening.
Immediate relief from painful oral ulcers & tooth sensitivity.
Effective Treatment of restricted mouth opening (OSMF) by laser.
Bloodless dental & oral procedure – so less or no swelling , pain & pain & drugs.
Faster & better healing.
Laser assisted wisdom tooth removal.
Uses of Lasers in Dentistry
1. Laser Teeth Whitening
Whitening with better results and patient acceptance is achieved using laser. Stains and discoloration can be effectively removed. Tooth whitening is a procedure that lightens teeth and helps to remove stains. With laser bleaching, you can have whiter teeth in just one sitting.
2. Root Canal Treatment
Canal Sterilization: Laser tip when inserted within the canals, burns any tissue left and hence reduces the chance of failure.
3. Surgical Procedures under Laser :
Gingivectomy, Gingivoplasty, pericoronal flap removal , freenectomy,vestibuloplasty and other aesthetic corrections.