Laser dental treatment: What You Need to Know
Laser Treatment – Implant Cleaning is widespread in the dental field because it’s extremely effective. The use of lasers in dental treatments in most cases is complementary to other procedures. It is classified into soft tissue lasers and hard tissue lasers.
The new EmunDo laser technique destroys all types of microbes with pure thermal selective action, low energies and impressive results in the overall treatment of periodontal and epithelial diseases. No anesthesia is required and the key is that the Oral Surgeon is fully trained, educated and experienced in terms of the laser wavelength to be used in each situation.
Laser Dental Treatment: What is Periodontitis and what is Peri-implantitis
To begin with, periodontology is a branch of dentistry through which the dentist specializes in periodontal diseases, namely gingivitis and periodontitis. Periodontitis is a chronic and extensive inflammation of the gums. It is primarily caused by microbes that have penetrated deeper and are now affecting the bone that supports the teeth (facet bone).
If periodontitis is not treated immediately and the inflammation is left untreated, the gums begin to gradually recede and form pockets (areas between the teeth and gums), which become permanently infected. As periodontal disease develops further, the pockets gradually deepen and the result is the development of microbial colonies, which then cause more bone destruction.
Peri-implantitis is an inflammation of the gums surrounding the implants, just like gingivitis and periodontitis around natural teeth. If there is not proper and necessary oral hygiene, oral germs build up around the implant and eventually cause inflammation (peri-implantitis). This inflammation can develop in such a way that it affects the bone that supports the teeth (peri-implantitis). Peri-implantitis is similar in many ways to periodontitis, the main difference being that it progresses rapidly and causes loss of the implant.
What is the treatment for peri-implantitis and periodontitis?
If a microbial problem occurs in the patient’s mouth, then it is best to treat peri-implant and periodontal disease appropriately. This treatment can be either surgical or non-surgical. The use of dental lasers and in particular photodynamic therapy is a highly innovative procedure based on the administration of a “photosensitizer”. In its most modern form, photodynamic therapy is called “photothermal therapy”. One of the treatment protocols applied with the aim of treating periodontal and peri-implant diseases is the EmunDo protocol.
The EmunDo dye is stimulated by FOX laser radiation and causes a unique thermal process that completely and effectively destroys all types of microbes while causing no damage to adjacent tissues. The result is immediate and completely safe.