Conditions Treated

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At Summus Medical Lasers, we harness the transformative power of Class 4 Cold Laser Therapy to provide innovative and effective treatment solutions for a broad range of dental conditions.  Our therapeutic lasers offer a non-invasive and innovative approach to healing and pain management. Our commitment at Summus Medical Lasers is to improve your quality of life by alleviating the discomfort associated with a variety of dental conditions.

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Muscular and Nerve

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
Pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint, impacting jaw movement and causing discomfort.
A condition where the jaw muscles become stiff, limiting the mouth's ability to open fully. Also known as lockkjaw.
Facial Paralysis
The loss of movement in the facial muscles, often caused by nerve damage, leading to difficulties in facial expressions and functions.
Severe, stabbing pain along the path of a nerve, often affecting the face in conditions like trigeminal neuralgia.

Soft Tissue and Inflammatory

Soft Tissue Trauma
Injuries to the oral mucosa, gums, and other delicate tissues in the mouth, often caused by accidents or dental procedures.
BRONJ (Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw)
A rare but serious condition associated with certain medications, leading to bone tissue death in the jaw, often after dental treatments.
Herpes Simplex
A viral infection causing cold sores or fever blisters, commonly appearing on or around the lips, triggered by the herpes simplex virus.
Burning Mouth Syndrome
Characterized by a burning or tingling sensation in the mouth, typically on the tongue or palate, without any obvious cause.

Oral Health and Hygiene

Xerostomia / Dysgeusia (Dry Mouth / Altered Taste)
Xerostomia refers to dry mouth, often accompanied by dysgeusia, which is a condition where the sense of taste is altered or diminished.
Halitosis (Bad Breath)
Halitosis is the medical term for bad breath, often caused by bacteria in the mouth producing sulfur compounds.
Pediatric Stomatitis
Inflammation of the mouth's mucous membranes in children, leading to discomfort and sores.
Oral Mucositis
Inflammation and ulceration of the mouth's lining, often caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
Lichen Planus
A chronic inflammatory condition affecting the skin and mucous membranes, including the mouth, causing white lacy patches.
Denture Stomatitis
Inflammation of the oral tissues beneath dentures, often due to poor denture hygiene.
The initial stage of gum disease, characterized by inflammation of the gums, bleeding, and sensitivity.

Dental Procedures and Post-Treatment

The use of braces, aligners, or other devices to correct the alignment of teeth and improve their function and aesthetics.
Pocket Decontamination
A technique using light-sensitive compounds to target and eliminate bacteria in periodontal pockets, aiding in treating gum disease.
Mucosa Regeneration Post Scaling
After dental scaling to remove plaque and tartar, mucosa regeneration focuses on healing and restoring the gum tissue.
Dentin Hypersensitivity
Tooth sensitivity when exposed dentin (the layer beneath enamel) reacts to stimuli like cold, hot, or sweet.
Post Periodontal Procedures
After periodontal procedures such as scaling and root planing, post-treatment care focuses on healing and maintaining gum health.
Post Periodontal Surgery
After surgical periodontal treatments like gum grafts or flap surgery, post-operative care supports proper healing and tissue recovery.
Post Bleaching
Post-bleaching care involves maintaining oral hygiene and managing any sensitivity following teeth whitening treatments.
Post Endodontic Instrumentation
Following root canal procedures, post-instrumentation care focuses on healing, often involving temporary filling or crown placement.
Post Cavitary Preparation
After preparing a tooth cavity for restoration, post-preparation care ensures the tooth is ready for a filling or crown.
Post Operatory Care (After Dental Procedures)
Post-operative care involves instructions and practices to facilitate healing and minimize discomfort after various dental procedures.

Surgical Procedures and Conditions

The removal of a tooth, often necessary due to severe damage, crowding, or infection.
A surgical procedure to replace a missing tooth by placing an artificial tooth root (implant) into the jawbone.
Soft Tissue Surgery
Procedures to address issues with the gums, lips, cheeks, and tongue, enhancing aesthetics and function.
Orthognathic Surgery
Corrects jaw and facial skeletal imbalances, improving both appearance and functionality.
Apicectomy (Root-End Surgery)
A surgical procedure where the tip of a tooth's root is removed to treat persistent infections or complications after a root canal.
Graft (Bone Grafting)
Transplanting bone material to augment the jawbone's structure, often before implant placement.
Edema Treatment
Managing swelling in oral tissues through techniques like cold compresses and medication.
Paresthesia (Nerve Sensation Abnormalities)
Altered nerve sensations like tingling or numbness, often occurring after dental procedures and requiring monitoring and management.
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