Fear and anxiety over going to the dentist is a common problem and one that causes numerous people to avoid seeking dental treatment. The sounds and pressure of the drill, needles, the fear of pain can all create a negative impression of the dentist. Laser dentistry is growing in popularity, allowing you to get the treatments you need in a less invasive manner. At Giri Palani DDS, FICOI, we offer laser dentistry with Waterlase.
What is Waterlase?
Lasers have been used in the medical field for a few decades now, performing all kinds of tasks from vision correction to removing blemishes on the skin, and even in many types of surgical procedures. Waterlase is a special dental laser that is designed to improve the quality of your oral care. This particular laser was developed by BIOLASE Technology, a company leading in the dental laser industry. It uses patented technology that uses a combination of YSGG laser energy and water spray, a process called HydroPhotonics.
What Can Waterlase Do?
With Waterlase lasers, we can provide a wide variety of treatments on your oral soft tissues, teeth, and bone, including:
How Does Waterlase Work?
Waterlase lasers use a combination of laser energy and a spray of water. The laser generates a concentrated beam of light, which is sent through an optical fiber to the hand piece. We aim the hand piece at the areas that require treatment and are providing you with pinpoint accurate treatment. During your treatment, we will provide you with a pair of special glasses that will protect your eyes.
Benefits of Waterlase
Waterlase has a significant number of benefits:
If you are interested in learning more about Waterlase or finding out if it is right for you, contact Giri Palani DDS FICOI today at (310) 894-8337.
Giri Palani, DDS
28358 S Western Ave,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-1434