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Laser Therapy for Periodontal Disease Treatment

 

Dr Koltun is certified in the use of multiple types of Laser Therapy


Dr Koltun supports both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology use of laser therapy to treat periodontal problems.

Waterlase Dentistry is one of the most advanced dental technologies available today. It was developed by Biolase Technology, the leader in dental lasers. Biolase dental lasers have been used to treat millions of patients.

 

A Waterlase laser creates special, highly concentrated light energy, and sends it through an optical fiber to its handpiece. Your periodontist uses the handpiece to aim the laser energy at precisely the areas to be treated. Some laser systems combine the laser energy with a gentle spray of water.

The Waterlase laser system combines laser energy and a spray of water in a patented technology called Hydrophotonics to perform a wide range of dental procedures on teeth, gum and bone.

Waterlase dentistry can be used to remove debris and bacteria between a patient’s teeth and gums that can cause bleeding gums, gum recession and even tooth loss.

This laser assisted bacterial removal and is called:

 Deep Pocket Therapy Periodontal Treatment

Illustrated below is the (A) Removal of deep pocket epithelium followed by (B) the removal of calculus followed by (C) the closure of the wound site.

A  Removal of deep pocket epithelium followed by :