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The Gentle Power of Lasers

WHEN ARE DENTAL LASERS USED?
Wayside Dental Practice
18, Jan 2024

What is Oral Mucositis? Oral mucositis is a common side effect of cancer therapy. Cancer therapy targets fast dividing cells, and the inside of your mouth is mostly made up of these. As a result, the lining of the mouth becomes irritated leading ... Read More

The healing power of lasers

The healing power of lasers
Wayside Dental Practice
17, May 2023

Why we use lasers We have been using dental lasers at Wayside Dental Practice in Harpenden for over 20 years in all aspects of dentistry; for fillings, in place of a scalpel, for gum treatments and endodontics. We use them as they are minimally invas ... Read More

Laser Dentistry in 2023

Laser Dentistry in 2023
Wayside Dental Practice
19, Jan 2023

If you’re already a patient at Wayside Dental in Harpenden there’s a good chance you already know we’re devotees of Laser Dentistry. Dr Robin Horton, our principal, has been successfully using dental lasers for over 20 years, is a fellow of the ... Read More

Digital Dentistry-3D Intra Oral Scanning

Digital Dentistry-3D Intra Oral Scanning
Wayside Dental Practice
03, Oct 2019

What is Digital technology Digital technology, including artificial intelligence, is rapidly advancing and we are reaping the benefits of this in the dental sector. We are now able to do computer assisted 3D navigation implant surgery, take digital x ... Read More

Low Level Laser Light Therapy (LLLT)

Low Level Laser Light Therapy (LLLT)
Wayside Dental Practice
06, Aug 2019

At Wayside we are dedicated to making dentistry as comfortable as possible and have invested in dental lasers to help achieve this. Not only are lasers a gentle alternative to the scalpel and drill, but they can also be used to reduce pain, inflammat ... Read More

Advantages and disadvantages of laser dentistry

Advantages and disadvantages of laser dentistry
Wayside Dental Practice
29, May 2019

Dental lasers can be used in almost every aspect of dentistry and they are used to replace the drill and scalpel and also for healing. There are no disadvantages as such-it is just that they can’t be used for everything. Where they can be used, the ... Read More

Dental Lasers – The future of Dental Treatments

Dental Lasers – The future of Dental Treatments
Wayside Dental Practice
29, May 2019

Dentistry is gradually moving towards providing relaxing, pain-free and more precise dental treatment. Gone are the days when you had to suffer pain and trauma during and after a dental treatment. With the advent of Dental Lasers, dental treatments ... Read More

Laser Treatment and Gum Disease

Laser Treatment and Gum Disease
Wayside Dental Practice
29, May 2019

At Wayside we know of the enormous benefits of using lasers in dentistry, both for the patient in terms of comfort and outcome and the clinician in terms of accuracy and the results that can be achieved. We now have three Waterlase erbium lasers and ... Read More

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