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Lasers in Dentistry

Lasers in Dentistry

Three Rivers Dental provides laser dentistry in Longview, WA. Call 360-803-8003 to learn more and schedule an appointment.

Lasers in Dentistry – Minimally Invasive Procedures

Dental lasers are a medical technology that emits a beam of concentrated light. When used for surgical and periodontal procedures, the laser acts as a cutting instrument. The procedures performed with dental lasers are minimally invasive and preferable to conventional surgery.

Lasers in dentistry allow for many procedures to be performed with no noise, minimal pain, less bleeding, faster recovery times, and fewer appointments.

Some additional benefits lasers have over traditional methods include:

Reduced heat and vibration
Little or no need for anesthetic
Minimal bleeding
Faster treatment time
Increased rate of retention of implants
Reduced damage to healthy tissues
Minimal post-operative swelling and discomfort
Fewer infections or post-operative complications

Lasers have numerous functions in dentistry including:

Place dental implants
Reshape gum tissue
Biopsy or remove soft tissue lesions and ulcers
Remove areas of tooth decay
Increase rate of retention of implants
Eliminate infection in gum tissue pockets
Fuse tissues
Perform frenectomies (such as correction of ankyloglossia)
Perform oral surgery and extractions

Why Solea?

The majority of hard and soft tissue procedures in our office are done with virtually no anesthesia and soft tissue procedures are done with virtually no bleeding. Blood-free and anesthesia-free procedures represent a major leap forward in dentistry, as we are able to execute multi-quadrant dentistry, fillings on the fly and soft tissue procedures in a single appointment.

What does that mean for our patients? You are now able to receive the care you need in a fraction of the time. When patients have anesthesia they typically leave the office with that numb feeling still prevalent. With Solea, you are able to go right out to lunch or back to work without that numb sensation following your appointment. Solea is truly changing what it means to go to the dentist.

For more information on Solea, please visit iloveSolea.com.

Laser Benefits

Reduced heat and vibration
Little or no need for anesthetic
Minimal bleeding
Faster treatment time
Minimal post-operative swelling and discomfort
Fewer infections or post-operative complications
Solea Laser

Laser Dental Treatments

Most restorative dental treatments
Perform frenectomies (such as correction of ankyloglossia)
Reshape gum tissue
Biopsy or remove soft tissue lesions and ulcers
Remove areas of tooth decay

The miracle we’ve both been waiting for is here: Solea. Now available to you, Solea is a dental laser that replaces the dental drill in the majority of procedures in our practice. In fact, nearly every patient skips anesthesia because they just don’t need it. Solea is our way of keeping you happy. Because more than anything, we love to see you smile.

Solea is the first CO2 dental laser system cleared by the FDA for hard and soft tissue procedures. It was developed in Boston, Massachusetts by Convergent Dental, based on research conducted at the University of California School of Dentistry.  Solea offers a unique wavelength guided by sophisticated computers to deliver virtually painless dental procedures for both teeth and gums from simple cavities to complex surgeries.  The experience is so unique that you will find it hard to believe you were just at a dental appointment.

Contact Us

Call 360-803-8003 to schedule an appointment.

Contact our office today to schedule your appointment!

620 Triangle Shopping Center, Suite 660 Longview, WA 98632
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