BIOLASE® Dental Lasers Pasadena TX
Lasers are replacing traditional tools in many areas of medicine, and dentistry is no exception. BIOLASE® dental lasers allow most procedures to be performed with minimal drilling, and often without anesthetic. Using a patented process called hydrokinetics, the laser energizes a stream of water capable of removing both hard and soft tissue, and eliminates the need for a needle, drill or scalpel.
Types Of BIOLASE Dental Lasers
BIOLASE water lasers provide minimally invasive dental procedures. Its three main systems are the WaterLase iPlus, the Waterlase MDX and the Waterlase MD. The WaterLase iPlus is the most powerful of the three systems, and has the greatest number of features. According to the manufacturer’s website, the dual-wavelength WaterLase iPlus is the world’s most advanced all-tissue laser; the WaterLase MDX is the ideal system for pedodontists, periodontists, and endodontists; and the WaterLase MD is the world’s most widely used all-tissue laser system.
BIOLASE water lasers are used to perform the following procedures:
- Decay removal
- Cavity preparation
- Root canal
- Bone and soft-tissue procedures
Benefits Of BIOLASE Dental Lasers
Benefits of using BIOLASE dental lasers rather than traditional methods include:
- Reduced heat and vibration
- High precision
- Little-or-no need for anesthetic
- Little-or-no bleeding
- Less post-operative swelling
- Fewer medications/antibiotics required
BIOLASE laser technology means that several procedures can be performed during a single appointment. Patients can often be treated without needing to be referred to a specialist.