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A laser gum lift is a procedure where the gum is carefully taken away using Waterlase to expose more teeth or roots.
There are various reasons one might have a gum lift. These include:
As one of the few dentists in Colchester and Ipswich to routinely use Waterlase, we are able to perform a laser gum lift a lot more comfortably (usually without needles), with less trauma and better healing than can be done conventionally.
While some dentists will use cheaper diode lasers to perform gum lifts, because diodes work using heat they cause a lot more trauma than a cold erbium laser. This means that unless the gum lift is very minor, it is impossible to do this without an injection and also afterwards there is more inflammation and pain.
If you would like more information on whether a laser gum lift might be suitable for you please contact us for a free consultation.Back to Laser Treatments
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