Published on July 14, 2016, Updated on June 27, 2017
Laser dentistry is achieving what dentists have been dreaming of for years. Thanks to breakthrough-science, now your child can have a cavity treated almost always without shots and without drilling and in a fraction of the time. Dr. Nam has been trained on the high-tech laser and is currently the only dentist in Colorado we are aware of that can offer you this high-tech treatment option for your child. Stepping away from the need for shots and drills is transforming the way children think about visiting their dentist. Now, children think visiting the dentist is exciting–the laser is “cool.”
When kids are polled about what they fear most about going to the dentist, the results are often the same. Shots. Noisy drills. Numb faces. Extended periods of time in the dentist office that keeps them away from more preferred activities. Laser dentistry is transforming the dental experience for the average child because it resolves all those concerns for 95 percent of patients.
When comparing laser dentistry treatment to traditional dental drill treatment, the laser:
Hardy Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics provides cutting edge dental care to the Erie, Colorado community. Our ability to offer you the advantages of laser dentistry–something still not available at the majority of dental offices–is something that underscores our dedication to offering you the best technology and science can offer you. Laser dentistry can be used for:
Most patients are candidates for laser dentistry, but it is important to keep in mind that laser dentistry is not helpful in treatment cases that require Dr. Nam to to shape a filling, adjust your bite, or polish a completed filling. At times, traditional dental drills are more effective than lasers to: 1) Address cavities between teeth; 2) Work near old fillings; 3) Prep a tooth for a dental crown; or 4) Prepare teeth for a dental bridge.
If you want to know more about the advantages of laser dentistry treatment and what it can do for the health of your smile, or if you’d like to make an appointment, call our office in Erie today at 720-887-6003 to make an appointment.