The Solea® Hard-Tissue Laser
It wasn’t long ago that lasers seemed like something out of the future, but today, they’re an important part of many different medical and oral health treatments. At our office, we utilize the advanced Solea® dental laser from Convergent Dental, which unlike more conventional dental lasers, can be utilized for treatments involving the harder structures of your teeth.
What Is the Solea® Laser?
Most of today’s laser dentistry applications involve the soft oral tissues such as your gums. For example, soft –tissues lasers can replace a traditional scalpel for procedures such as trimming away excessive gum tissues. The Solea® dental laser is specially calibrated to utilize an oxygen isotope to gently and effectively sculpt not only the soft tissue but the enamel and dentin of your tooth as well. It allows for faster, more comfortable, and more precise treatment, without the need for a dental drill or scapel.
The Benefits of Laser Treatment
Many procedures, such as tooth fillings require the modification of your tooth structure to remove infection and make way for a customized restoration. Because most dental lasers only work on soft tissues, such procedures still required traditional treatment – until now. By making laser treatment viable for harder tooth structures, Solea® can offer variety of benefits for patients, including:
- No discomforting noise from a dental drill
- Faster procedures that require less time in the chair
- More comfortable treatment for restoring teeth
- Little or no need for local anesthesia or sedation
Procedures of Solea® Laser Treatment
- Tooth Fillings
- Cosmetic Bonding
- Frenulectomy (tongue-tie/lip-tie)
- Gingival Recontouring
Could the Solea® Laser Work for You?
To find out if you can benefit from treatment with the Solea® dental laser, call Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry today at (281) 974-4494. Located in Memorial City Plaza, we proudly serve the residents of Houston, Memorial City, Bunker Hill, West Beltway, City Center, Hedwig Village, and all surrounding communities.