Laser Dentistry

What Is Laser Dentistry in West Los Angeles?

Woodside Dental offers Ezlase treatment to improve your comfort and provide better results from your dental procedures. Ezlase laser dentistry in West Los Angeles allows for greater patient comfort and convenience, with less invasive methods. With many procedures it’s possible to minimize the use of anesthesia.

Laser Dentistry Can:

Treat or Prevent Periodontal Disease!
Our West Los Angeles laser dentistry specialists may recommend using the laser to remove debris, infected gums and bacteria between your teeth and gums that can cause periodontal disease, bleeding gums, gum recession and even loss of teeth. The laser is highly effective at killing bacteria and may even stimulate gum tissue growth.

Improve a Gummy Smile
We can reshape your gums to improve the appearance of your smile by removing excess gum tissue (free gingiva) that gives you a “Gummy Smile” or makes your teeth appear irregular in size or shape.

Remove Oral Growths!
We can remove growths or excess tissue in your mouth such as gum tissue over an unerupted or partially erupted wisdom tooth, fibromas, amalgam tattoo and others.

Prevent Gum Recession
Connections (frenums) that restrict the movement of your tongue or lips can cause your gums to recede, but these can be removed with the laser.

Ease the Pain of Cold Sores and Sensitive Teeth
The laser often provides immediate relief from painful cold sores, aphtus ulcers and even sensitive teeth.

How Does Ezlase Work?

The Ezlase is one of the most advanced dental instruments made today. The Ezlase creates special, highly concentrated light energy, and sends it through an optical fiber to its handpiece. We use the handpiece to aim the laser energy at precisely the areas to be treated.

The laser energy used by the Ezlase was developed specifically to treat gum and other soft tissue in the mouth safely and comfortably. It can be harmful to eyes, however, so you, your dentist, and anyone else in the treatment room when the laser is being used must wear special protective glasses.

Some of the Procedures the FDA has Approved for Ezlase:

  • Incision, excision, vaporization, ablation and coagulation of oral soft tissues including marginal and inter-dental gingival and epithelial lining of free gingiva
  • Excisional and incisional biopsies
  • Exposure of unerupted teeth
  • Fibroma removal
  • Frenectomy
  • Frenotomy
  • Gingival troughing for crown impressions
  • Gingivectomy
  • Gingivoplasty
  • Gingival incision and excision
  • Hemostasis and coagulation
  • Implant recovery
  • Pulpotomy
  • Pulpotomy as an adjunct to root canal therapy
  • Reduction of gingival hypertrophy
  • Soft tissue crown lengthening
  • ┬áTreatment of canker sores, herpetic and aphthous ulcers of the oral mucosa.

    Service Area

We are located in West Los Angeles and provide service to the following areas: (area codes 310, 323, 213, 818)

West Los Angeles zip code 90025
Westwood 90024, 90095
West Hollywood 90048, 90069, 90046, 90038
Beverly Hills 90210, 90211, 90212, 90213
Bel Air 90077
Brentwood 90049
Santa Monica 90401, 90402, 90403, 90404, 90405, 90406, 90407, 90408, 90409, 90410, 90411
Marina Del Rey 90292, 90295
Westchester, LAX airport area 90045
Pacific Palisades 90272