Laser Gum Disease Treatment in Fort Worth, TX
After Dr. Kelly Blair and your hygienist have assessed your gums and determined your periodontal state, they will make recommendations for your customized treatment plan.
Several methods can be recommended and used to improve your periodontal condition, including OralDNA® testing, gum therapy, soft tissue laser therapy, localized and systemic antibiotics, and homecare medications and practices.
Our practice uses a gentle soft-tissue laser to address periodontal disease by treating the pockets infected by bacteria. This procedure, combined with ultrasonic techniques, will help remove the disease and restore your gums to optimal health. Using a soft-tissue laser for periodontal disease treatment presents many advantages. The laser light seals the skin as it removes damaged tissue so that bleeding is minimal. Plus, because of the reduced trauma, most patients feel better than they would after traditional deep teeth cleaning. Often, laser periodontal therapy can extend the life and regeneration of the surrounding supportive tissue structures so that periodontal therapy is actually needed less often over time. The dramatic pocket reduction is often seen with the use of a soft tissue laser.