Dentists use lasers to remove tooth decay, treat gum disease, biopsy tissue, and whiten teeth. Oftentimes, lasers cause less pain than traditional dental work, plus, they minimize bleeding and swelling. Unfortunately, lasers can't be used on teeth that already have fillings. Read more: Lasers in Dental Care Article
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