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LightScalpel Dental Lasers

The CO2 laser is a minimally invasive, dependable surgical modality that yields predictable results. The flexible fiber 10.6 micrometer LightScalpel CO2 dental laser is a precision photo-thermal ablation device with excellent coagulation due to the close match between the diameters of oral soft-tissue capillaries and the coagulation depth (controlled by laser wavelength and pulsing characteristics). LightScalpel surgeries often do not need sutures and typically are followed by scar-free healing. The CO2 laser’s ability to treat the soft tissue in a non-contact mode reduces the risks of infections and complications.

CO2 Laser Oral Surgery
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The laser enables us to achieve some really dramatic results for soft tissue. By sealing blood vessels, lymphatic vessels and nerve endings, my laser enables me to operate with a dry surgical field; meanwhile, the clinical benefits of reduced pain, minimal bleeding and faster recovery for my patients cannot be stressed enough… the CO2 wavelength is far superior for the soft-tissue surgeries I’m doing.
Mark Docktor, DDS
Hoboken, NJ
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I trust and rely on the CO2 technology by LightScalpel to give me the outstanding delivery of science and technology so I can help my patients experience and benefit from optimal treatment therapies with improved healing times and results.
Claudia C. Cotca, DDS, MPH
Chevy Chase, MD
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