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Benefits of Laser Procedures

Experience precision and comfort in dental care with our innovative laser procedures. Minimally invasive, precise treatments ensuring faster healing, minimal discomfort, and exceptional oral health outcomes.

  • Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of HowardMinimally Invasive: Laser procedures are often minimally invasive, reducing the need for incisions or sutures and promoting faster healing.
  • Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of HowardFaster Healing Time: Laser procedures often contribute to faster healing times compared to traditional methods, promoting quicker recovery for patients.
  • Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of HowardImproved Patient Experience: Many patients find laser procedures more comfortable, leading to an improved overall dental experience.
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    About Laser Dental Procedures

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard

    Dental lasers, like diode, erbium, and carbon dioxide lasers, have transformed dentistry by providing precise and minimally invasive treatments. These lasers emit concentrated light beams, offering benefits such as reduced pain, less need for anesthesia, and quicker healing. They are used in various procedures, including decay removal, cavity preparation, gum reshaping, treating gum disease, lesion removal, and teeth whitening. Laser dentistry results in reduced bleeding and swelling, minimal damage to surrounding tissues, and a lower risk of bacterial infections. Patients often experience shorter recovery times and increased comfort. However, not all dental treatments can be performed with lasers, and their use depends on the dentist’s expertise and the specific concern.

    Laser Dental Procedures Offered

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    1
    Laser Cavity Detection and Treatment
    Detecting and treating cavities is now more precise than ever with laser technology. Our advanced lasers can identify cavities in their early stages, allowing for conservative and targeted treatment.
    2
    Periodontal Therapy
    Laser technology is instrumental in treating gum disease by precisely removing infected tissue and promoting faster healing. The result? Improved gum health and reduced discomfort for our patients.
    3
    Soft Tissue Procedures
    From gum contouring to frenectomy, our laser procedures ensure unparalleled precision, minimizing discomfort and promoting faster healing compared to traditional methods.
    4
    Teeth Whitening with Laser
    Experience a brighter smile with our laser-assisted teeth whitening procedures. Achieve remarkable results in less time, with less sensitivity.
    5
    Preparation for Dental Restorations
    Laser technology allows for precise preparation of teeth for various dental restorations, ensuring a comfortable and accurate fit for crowns, veneers, and fillings.
    6
    TMJ/TMD Treatment
    Laser therapy can provide relief for patients suffering from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Our precise approach targets affected areas, promoting healing and reducing pain.

    Choosing Precision for your
    Laser Procedures

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard

    At Precision Dentistry of Howard, we pride ourselves on our commitment to staying at the forefront of dental technology. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing personalized care and ensuring your comfort throughout your visit. When you choose us for laser dental procedures, you can expect:

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard

    Laser Dentistry: A Minimally Invasive Way Enhance Your Smile

    Experience minimally invasive, anesthesia free dentistry with laser dentistry. Enjoy faster healing times and improved comfort levels with this cutting-edge technology.

    Laser Dental Procedures FAQs

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Unravel the mysteries of laser dental procedures with our comprehensive FAQs. From pain management to treatment duration, discover answers to common queries, demystifying the innovative technology shaping modern dental care.
    What are laser dental procedures?
    Laser dental procedures utilize advanced technology where focused light energy is used to treat various dental conditions. They are minimally invasive and provide precision in treatments for procedures such as cavity treatment, gum disease therapy, and teeth whitening.
    Yes, laser dental procedures are considered safe when performed by a trained professional. They minimize discomfort, reduce the need for anesthesia, and promote faster healing. The precision of lasers ensures targeted treatment, enhancing safety and efficacy.
    Most patients report minimal to no discomfort during laser dental treatments. The laser’s precision allows for minimal impact on surrounding tissues, reducing pain and often eliminating the need for anesthesia.
    The duration of a laser procedure varies based on the treatment. In many cases, they can be quicker than traditional methods due to their precision. A simple treatment such as cavity fillings may take just a few minutes.
    Absolutely. Laser technology effectively treats gum disease by removing infected tissue and bacteria while promoting gum regeneration. It’s less invasive than traditional surgery, often reducing discomfort and healing time.
    While laser procedures may have a slightly higher initial cost, their precision and reduced need for follow-up treatments can make them cost-effective in the long run. They may also minimize discomfort and the need for additional medication.
    Yes, laser technology can enhance teeth whitening treatments by activating the bleaching agent applied to the teeth. This accelerates the whitening process, providing faster and often more effective results.
    Generally, laser dental procedures have minimal side effects. Patients might experience mild discomfort or slight swelling, but these effects are typically short-lived and less intense than traditional methods.
    Laser procedures are suitable for many patients; however, a comprehensive dental examination is necessary to determine the most appropriate treatment plan. Factors such as overall health and specific dental needs will be considered.
    Insurance coverage for laser procedures can vary. Some plans may cover these treatments, while others may not. It’s advisable to consult with our clinic and your insurance provider to determine coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs for laser dental procedures.

    Meet Our Doctor

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Proudly Serving the Green Bay Community
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Craig O’Donoghue, DDS
    Dr. O’Donoghue earned his dental degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry after doing his undergraduate work at the University of Alaska in Anchorage and Fairbanks. He has taken extensive postgraduate education in the areas of cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, full mouth reconstruction, dentures, IV sedation, oral surgery, and more, allowing him to provide his patients with comprehensive care to achieve the healthy, beautiful smiles of their dreams.
    His commitment to lifelong education ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow. In his spare time, Dr. O’Donoghue enjoys cooking and baking with his daughters, gardening, hunting, fishing, and beekeeping.

    Patient Testimonials

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Discover the heartfelt stories of satisfied patients at Precise Dentistry of Howard in glowing testimonials of exceptional dental care.
    Trueblood 63
    3 weeks ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    My experience with Precision Dentistry has been stellar and a blessing. If you are looking for a one-stop shop (extractions, implants, full mouth reconstruction, etc.) as well as very personalized and accommodating care, then Precision Dentistry should be your choice. Unlike the corporate run, impersonal dental offices that I have experienced, Precision Dentistry provides expert and patient-focused care. Dr. O'Donoghue listens to your needs/issues, carefully explains his diagnosis and options in an easily understandable fashion, and works diligently to deliver the final result in the desired timeframe. After being warned by multiple dentists for years that my teeth were very worn and that I would start experiencing cracked teeth, root canals/crowns, implants, etc., I could choose to address these problems as they arose or do a full-mouth reconstruction. Having yet another cracked, abscessed tooth, I visited Dr. O'Donoghue for advice based upon a referral from another Green Bay dentist - it should be noted that I reside part time on an Island 3 hours from Green Bay. During this initial meeting in mid-July, I told Dr. O'Donoghue that I'd been waiting for 3 weeks for Door County Oral Surgeons to schedule an appointment to extract the troublesome tooth. He took an X-ray and advised that he could extract the tooth that day rather than having me wait for an Oral Surgeon appointment. I said: let's do it. The tooth was successfully extracted; he also did a bone graft to prep for an implant. He then reviewed his 20+ years of experience in full mouth reconstructions, advised that he preferred the durability and consistent look of zirconium crowns (versus a mix and match of crowns and veneers), and outlined his background in working with and accommodating patients who reside hours away from his office (he practiced in Alaska for a couple of decades, where patients traveled great distances). I also advised that I planned to leave the Island for my permanent residence in California at the end of October and asked if there was enough time to do the full-mouth reconstruction before the end of October (every other dentist that I spoke to in Door County and Green Bay said: no). Dr. O'Donoghue said: yes. Dr. O'Donoghue also reviewed crown pricing, which is $1000 less per tooth than the price that my California dental office quoted to me a year ago. In this regard, my California dental office transitioned from a family-style dentist to a corporate-style office a decade or so ago and has a revolving door of new, recently graduated dentists. Besides the cost, this is the other reason why I'd been hesitant to proceed with a full-mouth reconstruction with my California dental office. Precision Dental's boutique-style of expert service and reasonable pricing eliminated my concerns in proceeding. It is now the beginning of October and I have 27 zirconium crowns and the implant prepped for the tooth that was extracted in mid-July - Dr. O'Donoghue will make and install the implant (28th crown) when I return to Wisconsin in May 2024. I'm closing in on my 60th birthday and I must say that this is the best medical/dental care that I have experienced in my lifetime. In this regard, not only is Dr. O'Donoghue a gem, but so are his assistants (Katerina and Sophia). Thank you Precision Dentistry!
    Brian Motkowski
    1 month ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    The whole experience went excellent. Everyone was very thorough. The dentist was especially thorough explaining the whole process. When I left I felt a lot better about the implant process.
    Becky V
    2 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Absolutely fabulous implant consultation. Both Katrina and Dr. Craig were extremely thorough. They walked us through the entire implant process. Showing us the differences, explaining how each one functions as well as walked us through step by step how the process would begin. Highly recommend.
    Nick Elmazi (Sal's Pizza)
    2 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Very knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry. They do great work along with getting you in for any/all emergency needs.
    Pam Lacount
    4 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    I want to thank everyone for the best pain free tooth extraction I've ever experienced. Doc was right when he commented the worst it tastes the better it works. 😎 Even after the numbing wore off I (my nosey tongue) had to check and see if it was really gone because there was no pain. I'm not complaining !! Thanks again, Pam
    Michelle Short
    6 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    I came to the office at Precision Dental of Howard for a consult about tooth implants to replace two teeth that I had extracted. Prior to the extractions, I had an ongoing infection in my mouth that 2 dentists, 2 ENT's, and an oral surgeon could not figure out. I had one x-ray at Precision Dental, and Dr. O'Donoghue was able to tell me more about the possible origins of the infection than all of the providers that I had seen combined. The news was not great, but I was so grateful for his expertise and explanation of what may be going on. Clearly, he has so much knowledge to share, and truly wants to help people. I am beyond appreciative that I may be finally figuring out the source of the infection, and taking steps to once again have a healthy mouth and smile. It has been a very long road. Very happy to have found him!
    Andrey Okhman
    9 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Amazing place. Had a problem where I needed a crown on one of my tooth and Craig and his team did an amazing job.
    Cynthia BIelawski
    10 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    Dr. O’Donoghue I have to tip my hat to you and bow!!! You made me feel very comfortable and I am a person who came to you for help with a mouth full of failed teeth and a white knuckle fear of the dentist. Your skills are quite extensive and your nature is kind, honest and gentle. In addition your staff is also splendid and very supportive and helpful. Katarina and Sophia, I can’t thank you enough and it is such a comfort, to me, as a patient, that you all work in sync with each other. Blessings to you all!!!
    dana black
    10 months ago
    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard
    I had the best experience and the price was less than others!! I had an implant and there was no pain and it looks great too!!! Dr O and his team are so so friendly. If you need any work done, see him. He also removes wisdom teeth, I wish he was in town sooner to have done my sons!! Great dental experiences for sure!!!!
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    Faster Healing with Laser Dentistry Technology

    Laser Dental Procedures - Precision Dentistry of Howard

    Laser Therapycan help to promote the natural reestablishment of tooth tissue following treatment and reduce the individual’s risk of bike accident. Overall, Laser Therapy is a more comfortable procedure for accounting for treating periodontal disease and reduces the need for large instruments and painkillers.

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