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Austin Dentist on the Advantages of Laser Dentistry

Austin dentist discusses the many advantages of laser dentistry.

Mark Sweeney, DDS of Austin Dental Spa discusses the benefits of laser dentistry, which he employs to perform periodontal treatments, fillings, and more. Austin, TX – Dr. Mark Sweeney, a cosmetic dentist in Austin, believes it is essential for any oral health professional to keep up with the latest technological advances. In his experience, one of the most groundbreaking examples of modern dentistry is the incorporation of a laser into various treatments. “The use of lasers has revolutionized the industry […]

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Laser Dentistry

DR. MARK SWEENEY: We have three different lasers in our office. One is used in our hygiene department to diagnose whether there’s decay in the tooth or not by penetrating the tooth with a laser beam and measuring how much tooth bounces back. Totally harmless. Very simple to do. If there’s decay into a tooth inside of a tooth to a degree that it needs to be restored, much of the light gets absorbed and so the digital reading on […]

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CEREC Crowns

DR. MARK SWEENEY: The most exciting technology for me in dentistry right now is CEREC. It had been in the works for 20 years. It was developed by a dentist in Germany who was convinced that CatCam technology could be utilized in dentistry. It took them 20 years to develop the technology to a point where I was ready to utilize it in my office. But when three years ago they developed it to a point where you could make […]

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