Dr. Steven R. Pohlhaus
Dr. Pohlhaus of Baltimore Center for Laser Dentistry Offers Efficient Laser Root Canals
Root canals have long been thought of as one of the most dreaded common dental procedures, but Dr. Steven Pohlhaus of Baltimore Center for Laser Dentistry has a new, minimally invasive method for Maryland patients. Laser assisted root canals (http://www.laserdentistbaltimore.com/
Traditional root canals require that infected tissue be removed from the tooth and jaw manually, but using specialized dental technology, a laser is used to eliminate dead and infected tissue, while disinfecting and reshaping the inside of the tooth. Dr. Pohlhaus uses an additional treatment as part of the laser root canal procedure. Using a technique called Photon Induce Photoacoustic Steaming or PIPS. PIPS enhance the cleaning process, making the root canal more efficient and successful.
The entire laser driven procedure is less invasive, preserves more of the tooth’s surface and amounts to an overall more pleasant procedure. And with the assistance of local anesthetic and sedation, the entire process can be virtually painless. Some patients may experience minor discomfort during the brief recovery period, which can be easily treated with over-the-counter painkillers or a prescription from Dr. Pohlhaus.
If you’re in the Linthicum, Maryland area and are seeking a less invasive root canal, set up an appointment Dr. Pohlhaus’ through the Baltimore Center for Laser Dentistry’s website: http://www.laserdentistbaltimore.com or call 410-789-4999