Dr. Bruce Lee and Dr. Robert Lee, your premier specialists in periodontal disease treatments, have been practicing preventive dentistry for a combined three decades. If you’re a Colorado resident looking for advanced dental laser therapy in the area, we can provide you with a pain-free and relaxed environment. At our office in Centennial, CO, our doctors are pleased to offer a groundbreaking, non-surgical dental laser treatments for the prevention of gum disease.
Modern dental lasers are quiet, efficient, sleek, and help our doctors deliver exceptional results.
Advanced Laser Treatments
Lasers are being used more frequently as a treatment for periodontitis. With FDA approval, lasers have been used to remove tooth decay, whiten teeth, contour gums, and for other dental procedures. Laser devices deliver energy in the form of a narrow beam of light acting as a vaporizing instrument. When filling a tooth, it can cure the filling, which allows it to bond to the tooth more effectively. Its intense light also enhances the effects of teeth whitening agents, leaving you with a whiter, brighter smile.
Benefits of Laser Technology
Benefits include faster healing and little to no bleeding. When compared to the more traditional drill, laser dental treatments:
- Reduce dental anxiety in patients who find the sound of a drill too intense or uncomfortable
- Reduce swelling of soft tissue
- Cause less trauma to the area
- Result in precision and accuracy
At our practice, we strive to provide patients with the highest quality care, which is why we have incorporated this technology into our treatments.
The Importance of Treating Unhealthy Gums
If you have been told you have periodontal or gum disease, you are not alone. Did you know that three out of every four adults 35 years of age or older have periodontitis or gum disease? According to the ADA (American Dental Association), 60 percent of the adult population is currently dealing with gum disease. Symptoms that indicate you may have a problem include swollen, red gums that bleed when brushed or flossed, loose teeth, gum recession, and pockets forming between the teeth. Many research studies indicate a potential link between gum disease and a variety of other life-threatening diseases, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Prevention of periodontitis begins at home with the proper daily oral hygiene. Of course, brushing twice a day for a full two minutes, and flossing once a day is a good start. But if you smoke, quit. Smoking puts you at significant risk of developing periodontitis. If at all possible, reduce overall stress in your day-to-day life, or find a way to decompress, exercise, or meditate after a long day. Remember to also maintain a well-balanced diet containing lots of Vitamin C and E. Studies show that foods rich in these vitamins help your immune system fight infection.
A Safe and Effective Treatment for Periodontitis
Modern dental lasers are quiet, efficient and sleek and help our doctors deliver exceptional results. Fully-trained and licensed in Colorado, our doctors can perform laser dental treatment using the patented and FDA-Approved LANAP® (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure). We make every effort to ensure your safety while keeping you as comfortable as possible. All laser procedural protocol is followed to ensure the proper use of all equipment.
Schedule a Consultation
Our doctors and their qualified, responsive staff is proud to help patients achieve healthier smiles with laser therapy. To schedule your consultation, fill out our online form or call (303) 400-9700 today.