Laser Curettage

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Laser curettage treatment is a technique thought about fundamentally for the treatment of periodontal problems. It is a successful method for eliminating a group of various bacteria existing in little pockets situated at the foundation of teeth. This particular treatment uses lasers to venture into those places that are difficult to arrive at, while additionally assisting with kicking off the healing system and guaranteeing healthy teeth and gums.

Laser curettage treatment is preceded as the tip of the laser gadget is put on the gingiva or the delicate tissue covering the teeth. A sweeping movement is finished as the tip moves in the periodontal pockets, pushing it away from the tooth. This development eliminates microscopic organisms in all pieces of the pockets and any ailing tissue. 

The dental specialist generally figures out which kind of laser to use based upon the condition being dealt with. The light beam from the laser is transmitted in a special wavelength in the laser gadget. Biologic tissues assimilate this frequency, with the level of ingestion changing from one tissue then onto the next. 

In case the process insists on having the pigmented tissues to be eliminated, diode lasers are regularly utilised while carbon dioxide lasers are to be best in diminishing bacterial regions on delicate tissues. On the off chance that the doctor is working on hard tissues, erbium-based lasers will be used to cut through the structures easily with its increased wavelength. 

Performing laser curettage requires the utilisation of specific types of glasses or goggles to try not to hurt the eyes because of the bright laser beam. Based upon the degree of the contamination and decay issues, the procedure might keep going for about an hour.


Laser curettage treatment is predominantly used to treat;

  • Loss of tooth and deep tooth pockets
  • Gingivitis 
  • Localised periodontitis 
  • Generalised periodontitis
  • Decay of soft tissues within the periodontal pocket
  • Smoker’s teeth
  • Plaque deposits