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:
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
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!