Laser Bacteria Reduction

Have you heard about Laser bacterial reduction, also known as LBR, is a common procedure that is done during routine cleanings. A non-cutting laser is aimed directly into the gingival pockets that form around the teeth. The laser kills any bacteria in this area, preventing the spread and progression of gum disease.

Laser bacterial reduction is done with dental soft tissue lasers,It  attacks and destroys bacteria that causes inflammation and periodontal pocket from billions to hundreds in just seconds. While nothing will replace manual removal of plaque and tartar(calculus), Laser Bacteria Reduction therapy assists in decontaminating the gum pocket and eliminates bacterial colonies too small to be removed by traditional cleaning instruments alone. Lasers use light energy to attack bacteria at the microscopic level and by circling the teeth with a laser light, we can drastically reduce the number of harmful bacteria that compromise our oral and overall health. The laser is also effective in reducing and inhibiting the recolonization of the bacteria thus creating a healthy environment for healing of the gums and preventing inflammation. This technology paired with manual removal of plaque and tartar from the teeth is the best way to ensure your radiant smile stays healthy.

Laser Bacterial Reduction Benefits

  • Reduce the risk of cross-contamination within the mouth during cleaning and treatments.
  • Boosts the immune system.
  • Overall improvement to health.
  • This procedure stimulates the periodontal tissues, making them more resistant to infection.
  • Only takes 5-10 minutes.

Our highly skilled and talented hygienist recommend Laser Bacterial Reduction as a necessary treatment during your routine cleaning. Using a Laser light, this treatment is extremely important because it reduces and eliminates the bacteria in the mouth that causes inflammation and periodontal disease. During the routine, standard cleanings there might be minimal bleeding that can occur, so laser bacterial reduction treatments protect the patients from the risk of bacteria entering the bloodstream because the laser does not cause the gum to bleed. This laser treatment is painless and  takes  only 3-5 minutes,  make sure to ask your hygienist for this treatment at your next cleaning.

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