Laser Dentistry - Minimal Incisions
The small size of laser beams and their ability to penetrate and manoeuvre into small cavities makes them ideal for use in dental work. The introduction of laser dentistry has meant the recovery times of patients is now much less. This relates to the fact that when using lasers the surgeon is able to make not only a smaller number of incisions, but also smaller size incisions. The benefits of fewer and smaller incisions during surgery are numerous.
Benefits of Smaller Surgical Incisions
The primary benefit is smaller wounds which will heal faster after surgery, reducing pain and discomfort to the patient and lowers the chance of post operative infection. Also during surgery there is less