A Recent PBS Interview with Dr. Ramyar Elyassian Discusses Laser as an Effective Alternative in Treatment of Gum Disease

PBS Interview with Dr. Ramyar Elyaasian renowned diplomat of American Board of Periodontology explaining the use of laser (Waterlase) in Dentistry, Dental Implant placement, and Gum surgeries. This method is safer, more reliable, and more accurate than traditional surgical methods. In addition, Laser provides a more comfortable dental experience as it greatly reduces the need for injections, cuts, and sutures resulting in expedited healing process and faster recovery.

Tustin, CA, December 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- In an interview with American Health Journal, Dr. Elyassian a periodontist and Gum Surgeon in Orange County, CA explains the advantage of using laser in oral and gum surgical procedures:

"Waterlase surgical dentistry has many advantages over conventional oral and periodontal surgeries, as it is not only provide more precision but it also greatly reduce the pain, discomfort, and expedites the healing process," he states.

Waterlase dentistry uses a patented combination of laser energy and water-a process called Hydro Photonics to perform a wide range of dental procedures on teeth, gums and bones more comfortably. Waterlase dentists typically use fewer shots and fewer anesthesia to provide a more comfortable dental experience.

According to Dr. Elyassian, heat, vibration and pressure are the primary causes of pain associated with the use of the traditional drill and instruments. Since the laser cuts hard and soft tissues without heat, vibration or pressure, your Periodontist may be able to perform your procedure with fewer shots and less anesthesia. Plus, using laser reduces bleeding, post-operative pain and swelling and the need for pain medication in many cases. In certain cases, patients could have surgeries without being taken off of Aspirin, Plavix, Coumadin and other blood thinners. This is huge advantage over traditional surgical methods for people who are using such medications since the risk of blood clot and heart attack is totally eliminated. Waterlase could also be used in comfortable treatment of oral herpetic lesions, removal and biopsy of other benign intra-oral lesions.

Accuracy and Precision
A Waterlase Periodontist can safely, accurately and precisely make an incision in soft and hard tissues while leaving the surrounding cells unaffected.

Reduced Trauma
High speed drills can cause hairline fractures in teeth that can eventually lead to future dental problems. The gentle action of the Waterlase laser reduces damage to healthy portions of the gum, bone and tooth, minimizing trauma.

Detoxification of the Root Surface and Implants
Waterlase can safely and accurately detoxify and condition root surfaces for accepting bone and tissue grafts.

Fewer Dental Visits
Since you may not need shots or anesthesia, your Waterlase Periodontist may be able to perform various surgical procedures in several areas of your mouth, rather than having you come back for multiple visits.

Less Bleeding and Swelling
Due to its gentle cutting action and coagulating capabilities the Waterlase laser performs many procedures on gums and other soft tissues with little or no bleeding with less post-operative swelling. By doing so it bypasses the normal inflammatory process which is produced by traditional cutting action of a blade. This translates to less inflammation, less post-operative pain, less pain medications, and faster healing.

The full interview is available for viewing on youtube and vimeo. In this video Dr. Elyassian details the benefits of Waterlase system in performing various Dental surgeries including Gum Surgery and Implants without the need for Suture, or General Anesthesia resulting in less inflammation, no pain, no bleeding, and much faster recovery.

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About Dr. Elyassian: Dr. Elyassian is the only Periodontist (Gum Specialist) in the country who has 3 post doctoral degrees in Periodontics, Hospital dentistry, Implantology and laser surgery as well as being a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
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