Laser Dental Therapies

Thanks to the advancements in laser dentistry, we are now able to provide some of the least invasive (yet extremely effective) care for cold sores, gum disease, tooth decay, and more.

Because we use state-of-the-art LANAP technology (Laser Assisted New Gum Attachment Procedure) we’re able to eliminate unnecessary surgeries, painful procedures, and lengthy recovery times.

Dental Lasers Can be Used to Treat Conditions Such as:

  • Tooth Decay

Drilling away tooth decay isn’t always the answer. When you need minimally invasive fillings, lasers preserve healthy tooth enamel and allow for greater comfort during the process. You may not even need local anesthesia.

  • Cold Sores, Herpes, and Other Soft Tissue Lesions

In just a few minutes and one treatment, soft tissue lasers can lessen the symptoms and speed up the LANAP recovery time of cold sores (herpetic lesions). If you begin to feel any of the associated tingling or itching that comes along with a cold sore, this is the time for treatment. With early detection and soft tissue laser treatment, a cold sore may not even create a blister at all.

By shining the laser directly onto the area, the heat kills the virus that causes an outbreak, all without the laser ever touching your skin. Most patients feel immediate relief once the procedure is finished.

While the virus never really leaves your body, there is evidence the sore will not return to an area treated by laser therapy. If you feel you have the beginnings of a cold sore, contact our office today for an appointment.

  • Gum Disease

Thanks to LANAP (Laser Assisted New Gum Attachment Procedure) our periodontal specialist can essentially erase the signs of gum disease from your smile. Unlike conventional scaling and root planing, in a single technique, LANAP recreates a connection between your teeth and gums, as well as destroys disease-causing bacteria. The sterile environment allows for faster recovery and greater oral health.

If you’re looking for a laser dentistry provider in Manhattan, call Advanced Dental Arts today. With convenient emergency, evening and weekend appointments available, you won’t find better dental care in all of New York City!