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How Laser Dental Services in Quincy, MA Can Help You

Laser Dental Services in Quincy MA Area

As an innovative technology in the dental community, laser dentistry delivers efficiency and precision as a safe alternative to Novocain and drills. Laser dental services in Quincy, MA, aim to make the patient as comfortable as possible while fulfilling the oral health requirement. It is first essential to learn what laser dentistry is and how it plays a role in various dental procedures to understand its benefits. This technology will allow you to book fewer appointments and spend less time in your dentist’s chair.

Continue reading to discover more about laser dentistry, standard procedures, and how they can help you!

What is laser dentistry?

A dental laser is an element that produces a concentrated beam of energy and wavelengths using an instrument. In dental applications, it is used to remove small amounts of tissue or create incisions. While this may seem painful, most patients report a decrease in pain since lasers are less invasive than traditional methods.

What are the common laser procedures?

Laser dentistry is used in the following procedures and treatments:

  • Alleviate canker sore pain.
  • Cleans bacteria during a root canal.
  • Make muscle attachment improvements to regenerate nerves.
  • Perform biopsies by removing precise amounts of tissue.
  • Prepare enamel for a filling.
  • Remove decay.
  • Remove mouth lesions and oral tumors
  • Shapes gums.
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How laser dentistry can help you

One of the most significant benefits of laser dentistry is there is much less pain. As a result, patients rely less on anesthesia. Another benefit is laser dentistry reduces stress and anxiety among patients who worry about having tissue removed or their teeth drilled. Furthermore, patients will experience lesser swelling and bleeding during soft tissue procedures and may not require sutures. Finally, lasers are precise, thus reducing risk, and sterilize gums to reduce the chance of infection.

Although lasers have been used in medical applications since the 1990’s they are now becoming more well-known in dentistry. They offer many benefits that you should consider before receiving your next procedure!

To learn more about laser dental services or make an appointment, contact Dr. Stephen Matarazzo by calling (617) 405-3939 today!

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Stephen J. Matarazzo, DMD, FICOI

Stephen J. Matarazzo, DMD, FICOI

Dr. Stephen Matarazzo is passionate about life-changing, “big problem” dentistry with an eye on premiere services such as smile makeovers, implant dentistry, full-mouth rehabilitation, and complete dentures.

A graduate of Boston College and Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Matarazzo has served Quincy-area patients since 1978. A Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the father of three has attended the distinguished Misch International Implant Institute. Dr. Matarazzo also learned from the “best”; advanced training at The LD Pankey Institute refined his exceptional skills in creating long-lasting, natural-looking, and healthy-functioning smiles. With a passion for complex and challenging cases, Dr. Matarazzo maintains membership with the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS).

A published author, Dr. Matarazzo dedicates his time and talent to resolve dental disease and decay among patients at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, as untreated oral infections are associated with stem cell and bone marrow transplant failures.