Laser Dentistry An Overview
Laser dentistry is a state of the art dental technology that provides our dentists with the ability to treat patients with more accuracy and with less discomfort. Patients enjoy minimal swelling and bleeding with no downtime after treatment. Laser dentistry reduces the need for gum surgery and promotes natural healing responses for healthy, beautiful gums.
Dental lasers gently and efficiently treat soft tissues health concerns. Dr. Datta uses laser therapy to address periodontal disease and for gum contouring without the need for oral surgery.
Laser therapy is an effective treatment option for:
Heat generated by the laser simultaneously treats and heals the gum tissues. Lasers trigger the body’s natural healing response allowing for quicker and more comfortable recovery. The laser is virtually painless, but some patients may request local anesthetic for their optimal comfort.
Benefits of Laser Dentistry
- Minimal bleeding
- Reduced swelling
- Often no need for anesthesia
- Precise treatment for better aesthetics
- No downtime
- No sutures
- Reduce anxiety
The staff, dental hygienists, and doctors are friendly, thorough, and professional. The office has a relaxed spa-like setting and a view of a pond from the dentist chairs.Lauren
I cannot recommend this practice highly enough. Dr. Datta and Dr. Shaw are excellent, their work is top-notch. The office feels relaxed and peaceful and the staff is warm and welcoming.Judy
We have been visiting Ridgetop Dental in Reston for more than year and I can tell that we have been very happy with the care we have been receiving from Dr. Datta, Dr. Shaw and Hygienist Roya. Office interiors looks…Prasad
Laser Dentistry What to Expect
A thorough consultation will determine if you are a candidate for a soft tissue laser procedure. Dr. Datta will explain your treatment procedure and detail your personalized expected recovery and post-treatment instructions.
Dental lasers can effectively restore the aesthetics and health to a natural gum line without the anxiety associated with gum surgery. Patients who suffer from anxiety associated with dental drills and sutures enjoy a more comfortable and relaxing procedure. When necessary, Ridgetop Dental provides sedation dentistry options. Your dentist will discuss sedation options with you prior to your treatment.
Ridgetop Dental is a state of the art dental practice led by a team of dentists who have undergone extensive training in the use of laser therapy. Our dentist provides precise treatment of soft tissue dental concerns in a comfortable and supportive environment. The health of your gums supports the overall wellness of your oral health and quality of life. If you are experiencing gum disease, receding gums, or have a gummy smile, contact our Reston VA dentist office at (571) 616-9685, or request an appointment online to learn if laser dentistry can restore your oral health for a beautiful, natural-looking smile.