There is one common fear that most dental patients have: the drill. The sound alone is enough to cause Monrovia patients to cringe, even the thought of hearing it. At Dr. Q Dental, we understand this fear of the drill and are always looking for ways to increase patient comfort. That is why we are happy to add the latest technology to our practice, the Solea® CO2 Laser. This new advancement in laser dentistry calms patients’ nerves because it can replace most procedures that used to be completed by a drill. That means procedures are performed quicker, with more precision and less trauma.
What is the Solea CO2 Laser, and How Does it Work?
The Solea CO2 laser is a powerful dental laser that replaces the dental drill for most dental procedures in our practice. With this new form of laser dentistry, most Monrovia patients can rest easy knowing that this new technology eliminates the need for anesthesia and procedures can be completed in a fraction of the time.
Solea is the first CO2 dental laser system that has been cleared by the FDA for soft, hard, and osseous tissue procedures. Solea delivers a very unique wavelength guided by advanced computer technology to deliver virtually painless dental procedures for both teeth and gums, from simple cavities to complex surgeries. For soft tissue procedures, the Solea laser allows Dr. Q more precision and speed, resulting in less procedure time and less bleeding. For Monrovia patients, that means you are in and out of our office much quicker than you would be with a normal drill.
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What Are the Benefits of Laser Dentistry Using Solea?
The benefits of laser dentistry are extremely straightforward. With this advanced technology, patients can expect:
Less Procedure Time
Laser dentistry allows Dr. Q an unmatched level of accuracy and speed. With this advancement in technology, there is no need to numb the surgical area for most procedures. Our goal is to provide you with some of the best patient care possible, and we know that means making your procedure quick and efficient so you can get back to your daily activities. With Solea Laser, Dr. Q can get you back to your daily activities in no time.
One of the things most patients fear is seeing blood or knowing that they are bleeding. Using a drill for soft tissue procedures usually results in some blood being drawn. With laser dentistry, Dr. Q is able to get a better picture of your teeth and gums because of advanced computer technology. Since she has a better picture of what is happening with your teeth, she can navigate hard-to-reach areas with experienced exactitude, resulting in less trauma to your teeth and gums.
With laser dentistry, there is no need to use anesthesia on the surgical site. Why? Well, it’s simple: there is no drill. With a drill, the surgical area needs to be numb in order to limit the amount of discomfort or pain that the patient feels. For procedures using laser dentistry at Dr. Q Dental, anesthesia is a thing of the past! There is no need to use anesthesia because the laser is so atraumatic most Monrovia patients don’t feel a thing.
Real Patient Results
What Can Laser Dentistry Treat?
Laser dentistry is changing the dental industry. This advancement in technology is a giant leap forward for Monrovia patients who need procedures such as:
Elimination of bacteria that develop below the gum line
Enamel reduction in preparation for crowns, porcelain veneers, and inlays and onlays
Smoothing chips or crack on the teeth
Laser dentistry is great for patients who have sensitive teeth as well. Dr. Q also uses laser dentistry for various other procedures, but unfortunately, it does not work for every procedure. Dr. Q will always recommend it where applicable.
The experience with laser dentistry and Solea is so unique and atraumatic that most patients will find it hard to believe they were just at a dental appointment!
Learn More About the Benefits of the Solea CO2 Laser in the Monrovia Area
If you’re one of the thousands of patients who hate the dental drill, call us today at (626) 599-9819 today to schedule your next appointment using laser dentistry instead.