Laser Therapy in Dentistry

Phototherapy is an effective treatment for many musculoskeletal and nerve conditions, but what about its application in dentistry?

Dentists are catching on to the efficacy of phototherapy devices to treat dental and jaw disorders.

A study in the International Journal of Dental and Health Sciences states that phototherapy is an effective treatment for:

  • Dentin hypersensitivity

  • Post extraction socket/post trauma sites

  • Post herpetic neuralgia

  • Wound healing in dentoalveolar abscess, gingivitis and periapical granuloma

  • Temporomandibular joint disorders

  • Post oncology- mucositis

  • dermatitis, post surgery healing

  • Trigmenal neuralgia

It also states that phototherapy is a beneficial treatment because it does the following:

  • Reduces Pain by increase of serotonin level

  • Increases circulation in tiny cells

  • Stimulates fibroblasts and osteoblasts

  • Effective for nerve injuries and TMJ

  • Reduces swelling and hypersensitivity

  • Increases Healing of soft tissue and bone

  • Increases release of B-endorphins

Do you have mouth/jaw pain? FIRST, see your dentist. But then give us a call! Your first treatment is free. Get pain relief and expedite your healing!

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