Low-level or low-intensity laser therapy is the use of monochromatic light emissions from a 250-milliwatt (or less) laser diode to treat mouth and jaw problems. The light source is positioned directly against the skin at the site of the injury, inflammation, or pain so that the energy can permeate the tissue. The laser light restores cellular function and enhances the body’s natural healing processes.
Eltek Dental is fully equipped to provide laser therapy as treatment for a variety of dental conditions, including TMJ and sensitive teeth. It can also be used to speed healing and alleviate pain after tooth extractions or root canal therapy.
I have a crushing fear of the dentist. I'm always so relieved after leaving my appointments. The
hygienists and dentist are very sympathetic here and don't push things. They keep me involved in
what's going on and let me know what to expect to help me keep my calm. I'm grateful to have
found such a supportive atmosphere. I had to get a filling done and they gave me the choice of
having sedative dentistry (where they put you to sleep) or a local anesthetic. They walked me
through what I could expect from each and I chose sedative. It was the easiest appointment of my