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An Overview of the Odyssey Diode Laser

Last updated 6 years ago

Advances in medicine and technology are constantly improving dental care. Laser technology has been adapted and perfected to suit many medical needs. Top cosmetic dentistry offices remain at the forefront of this trend with use of the Odyssey Diode Laser. This small machine makes many procedures, including tissue removal and dental implant placement, easier, more comfortable, and faster healing.

What Is the Odyssey Diode Laser?
The Odyssey Diode Laser is a small, handheld machine that emits a very powerful, pinpointed ray of laser light. When this light hits the soft tissue, it instantly cuts and coagulates the targeted site without harming any surrounding cells. The laser has various modes and settings that allow it to effectively complete many general and cosmetic procedures.

How is the Laser Used?
Cutting-edge dentistry offices use the Odyssey Diode Laser technology for many procedures. If you’re getting dental implants, for example, the dentist may use the laser for access. It’s also used to treat cold sores, collect tissue biopsies, and control or eliminate unwanted or problematic gum tissue. This laser also can be used to clinically lengthen crowns and release frenum.

What Are Its Benefits?
The Odyssey Diode Laser allows dentists to perform many procedures that were previously only done by specialists. This means you can enjoy fewer doctor’s appointments, less procedural time, and lower cost. The laser makes tasks once performed with scalpels less painful, more accurate, and faster healing. It also eliminates bacteria during treatment, lowering risk of oral infection. Scarring and blood loss are also greatly minimized.

If you are in need of a cosmetic dental procedure and believe you may benefit from the advanced technology of the Odyssey Diode Laser, contact Dr. Kenn Kakosian, DDS. Dr. Kakosian believes in using the newest technology and methods so you can have a more comfortable dental experience. Dr. Kakosian also offers teeth whitening, Invisalign, dental implants, and many other procedures to Manhattan residents. Schedule your appointment today by calling (212) 661-0949.


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