Dental Laser Safety
Diode Laser Dentistry is one of the most advanced dental technologies available today. It was developed by BIOLASE Technology, the leader in dental lasers. BIOLASE dental lasers have been used to treat millions of patients.
Laser dentistry creates special, highly concentrated non-ionizing radiation, and sends it through an optical fiber to its handpiece. Your dentist or hygienist uses the handpiece to aim the laser energy at soft tissues precisely in the areas to be treated. Some laser systems combine the laser energy with a gentle spray of water.
Your Hygienist will discuss Dental Laser Safety with you. We will address any concerns you have and advise what is right for you.
Diode Laser Dentistry was developed specifically to treat gums and other soft tissues in the mouth safely and comfortably.
Lasers can be harmful to eyes, however, so anyone in the treatment room when the laser is being used must wear special wavelength specific protective glasses.