Laser Use In Dentistry

For several generations, science fiction has focused on lasers as the technology behind various types of impressive-looking weapons. But lasers can be found in your local dental office too. Lasers are emerging as a key “weapon” in the fight against tooth and gum diseases, although their ultimate goal is to create a … [Read more...]

What Is Gum Contouring?

  One of the basic caveats of cosmetic dentistry is that teeth are only the beginning of a beautiful smile. The gum tissues that cover your jaw form a “frame” around the “picture” of your teeth. If they cover too much of your teeth, or not enough, your appearance and self-confidence can be compromised. In some … [Read more...]

New Technology at Dr. Carol Ford’s Cosmetic Dentistry

One of the exciting parts of being involved with a cosmetic dentistry practice is that new technology often brings with it significant improvements in the way patients experience common procedures. At Dr. Carol Ford’s cosmetic dentistry office in central Phoenix, the arrival of a Gemini laser system is providing the … [Read more...]

What Is Laser Dental Hygiene?

Lasers may seem more at home in the worlds of science or science fiction than in dental care, but the number of dental practices using laser technology has doubled since 2008. Here are a few facts about this increasingly popular dental treatment technology and its potential to improve oral health outcomes.  How Dental … [Read more...]