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Fotona LightWalker Laser

John E Taylor, DDS

General Dentist & Cosmetic Dentist located in Ladera Ranch, CA

The Fotona LightWalker® laser provides a safe and effective treatment option for various oral issues, including tooth sensitivity, cavities, and gum disease. At his self-titled practice, experienced dentist John E. Taylor, DDS, and the team use the Fotona LightWalker® laser as an alternative to traditional dental tools. Treatment is pain-free and provides stunning results. To make an appointment, call the office in Ladera Ranch, California, or book online today.

What is the Fotona LightWalker® laser?

The Fotona LightWalker laser uses specific wavelengths of light to treat various conditions that affect your teeth and gums. Treatment is noninvasive and more comfortable than with traditional tools like drills and scalers.

There are various dental lasers available, but the Fotona LightWalker is considered the gold standard. The LightWalker has earned widespread acclaim and several industry awards since its release.

What types of issues can the Fotona LightWalker laser treat?

Dr. Taylor uses the Fotona LightWalker laser to treat various issues, including:

  • Tooth sensitivity
  • Cavities
  • Stains and discoloration
  • Gum disease
  • Snoring
  • Cold sores
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)

The Fotona LightWalker laser can even address cosmetic imperfections, like wrinkles, acne scars, and vascular lesions.

Who is a candidate for Fotona LightWalker laser treatment?

Dr. Taylor uses the Fotona LightWalker laser whenever possible. It presents fewer risks than traditional dental work and doesn’t require any local anesthesia. 

Before moving forward with laser treatment, Dr. Taylor reviews your dental records, asks about your symptoms, and performs an oral exam. He also takes a series of digital X-rays to get a better look at your jaw, tooth roots, and alveolar bone (the bone that anchors your teeth). If Dr. Taylor uncovers any potential issues, like tooth decay or gingivitis, you qualify for treatment.

What are the benefits of treatment with the Fotona LightWalker laser?

Treatment with the Fotona LightWalker laser offers various benefits, including:

  • No need for sutures or stitches
  • Less blood loss
  • No anesthesia necessary
  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Quicker recovery process

The Fotona LightWalker laser also causes less damage to your surrounding tissues, so you don’t have to worry about pain or inflammation after treatment.

Is treatment with the Fotona LightWalker laser safe?

Yes. Treatment with the Fotona LightWalker laser is safe and usually well-tolerated. To ensure satisfactory results, it’s crucial to partner with a qualified laser dentist like Dr. Taylor. Without proper training, a dentist might use the wrong wavelength and damage your tooth enamel or gums.

Dr. Taylor regularly attends continuing education courses and strives to provide high-quality laser dentistry that’s comfortable and quick.

To see if you can benefit from treatment with the Fotona LightWalker laser, request an appointment at the practice of John E. Taylor, DDS, by calling the office or booking online today.