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Why We Offer Advanced Laser Dentistry in Madison, IN

added on: March 14, 2023
My Rivertown Dentist in Madison

At My Rivertown Dentist, there’s no secret about it — We love lasers!

Not quite as cool as the ones you’d see in Star Wars, but our advanced laser technology does give you access to more modern dental care with less stress. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Ashley Lee, our team makes the right investments in state-of-the-art tools because it’s also an investment in you and your family. 

What is a Soft Tissue Laser Used for in Dentistry?

Did you know that laser dentistry has been around for nearly 20 years? There are multiple treatments or procedures that lasers can help to complete, especially using a soft tissue laser. This piece of technology is something we rely on everyday at our dental office in Madison. Soft tissue lasers are available on varying levels of powers and wavelengths. They’re very useful when used in place of electrosurgery or a traditional scalpel. Laser dentistry in Madison generates nearly no heat and is far gentler from mild surgery. 

How Do We Use Madison Laser Dentistry?

Our soft tissue laser is used for many things like prevention, cosmetic and other treatments that can include:

  • Gum Contouring – Do you think you have a “gummy” smile? If your gum line is too low and interfering with how your teeth look, our soft tissue contouring in Madison can fit it quickly! In just one appointment, we’re able to use a topical anesthetic and our laser to contour your gum line and smile into something much more beautiful and appealing. 
  • Periodontal Therapy – Periodontal or gum health is vital to your oral and overall health too. We rely on the soft tissue laser to allow your Madison dentist to remove inflamed gum tissue from your tooth’s roots. After treatment, your gums will need time to heal properly and regenerate new healthy tissue.
  • Cold Sore and Lesion Treatment – Don’t struggle with cold sore outbreaks anymore! Just come see Dr. Lee and we’ll show how our Madison laser treatment for cold sores can reduce or completely eliminate lesions. Call us when you feel the tingling sensation associated with cold sores and we’ll show what the laser can do.
  • Frenectomies – We love helping little patients at My Rivertown Dentist, especially children (and parents) who are dealing with painful tongue and lip ties. Our soft tissue laser can correct this issue quickly without pain or discomforting down time. 

Because the laser heals and seals as it does its job, there is usually no need for anesthetics and or stitches.

You need to see what laser dentistry in Madison can do for you. Contact us today to learn more and schedule an appointment with us.