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Laser Dentistry Guide

What is laser dentistry? Laser dentistry uses a laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) to deliver energy in a narrow, intense beam of light. This light causes a reaction when coming into contact with tissue, particularly the gum or tooth structure. In the dental world, lasers can cut and vaporize tissue, as well as strengthen the bond between a filling and a tooth. By controlling power output and the duration of laser exposure on tissue, laser dentistry allows for treatment of a specific area without damaging any of the surrounding......