Laser Dentistry Q&A

Modern laser dentistry can be used to recontour gums, move gum lines, and treat gum disease. Lasers reduce the chances of infection, promote natural tissue regeneration and offer other benefits. Learn the answers to your frequently asked questions about laser dentistry below:

Is laser dentistry painful?

Laser dentistry eliminates the need for drilling or sutures and is a painless treatment. Because of this, laser dentistry is a great option for patients with dental anxiety.

How long does laser gum dentistry take to heal?

Healing time is dependent on how severe your gum disease was before treatment. Most healing takes two to four weeks. Deeper pockets take several months to heal.

What are the benefits of laser dentistry?

Laser dentistry targets and eliminates decay, restoring tooth and gum health. It also reduces the need for anesthetic, allows dentists to target both soft and hard tissues, and is painless for patients.

Schedule an Appointment

Get treatment for a gummy smile or other gum problems with modern laser dentistry. Call Dr. Fabrizio Dall’Olmo at (310) 736-1051. You can also schedule an appointment online here.

Articles By: Dr. Fabrizio Dall'Olmo