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James C. Lewis, DMD
4101 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34655
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By Dr. James Lewis
July 29, 2015
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Laser Dentistry  

Find out more about what laser dentistry in New Port Richey entails and how it can help your smile.

Have you heard about laser dentistry but not sure what it’s all about? Your New Port Richey dentist Dr. James Lewis can treat various Laser Dentistryconditions and dental issues more accurately and quickly than ever before with laser dentistry. Find out how our laser treatments could help you.

What is laser dentistry?

While lasers have been used in the dental field since the 90s we have certainly seen lasers become a more integral part of certain dental treatments over the last decade. Our lasers direct a narrow beam of light to treat many hard and soft tissue oral conditions.

When is laser dentistry used?

Laser dentistry is being used more and more in New Port Richey Dr. Lewis because it offers a lot of unique advantages over more traditional methods. Here is when laser dentistry can be employed to treat your smile:

  • To remove tissue for a biopsy
  • To reshape or remove gum tissue due to overgrown tissue or gum disease
  • To treat infections (root canal therapy)
  • To activate whitening gels for professional in-office teeth whitening
  • To treat gum disease irritation and inflammation
  • To expose partially erupted wisdom teeth
  • To treat canker and cold sores

What are the benefits of getting laser dentistry?

Using lasers for different dental procedure offers a multitude of advantages. For one, laser dentistry may make is so that your New Port Richey dentist Dr. Lewis will not need to use a drill or administer anesthesia. Furthermore, a laser is more precise and exact than more traditional methods. Since lasers can also treat conditions that originally required excisions or surgery, this means fewer side effects and post-procedural bleeding, as well as a shorter recovery times.

Is laser dentistry safe?

When used by a trained medical professional like your New Port Richey dentist Dr. Lewis dental lasers are extremely safe. You will be required to wear protective eyewear during your laser treatment, which we will give you before your procedure begins.

Think laser dentistry could improve your oral health? Your New Port Richey dentist Dr. Lewis is here to help make this possible. Call us today to schedule your next appointment and let’s sit down and talk about how laser dentistry could help you.


Dentist New Port Richey FL James Lewis DMD

James Lewis, DMD

Dr. James Lewis prides himself on establishing personal relationships with his patients so he can help make their dreams of having a beautiful, healthy smile come true...

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