A laser is a device that creates an extremely narrow and extremely focused beam of light. In laser dental treatment, the beam is directed at your teeth as part of your treatment. The heat produced by the light sterilizes a specific area, and the narrowness of the beam lets the dentist strike with great accuracy. It can even close off blood vessels. Lasers have become increasingly popular in dental offices around the globe. The laser treatment involves faster healing, and the risk of infection is reduced. It also doesn’t make a lot of noise, which can keep patients from becoming to anxious. Most of the time, you won’t even need to use anesthesia for laser treatment. So if this is the main reason for your visit to the dentist, you won’t need to stay all that long. There’s very little need for a second visit to complete the laser treatment. It’s really that quick, simple, and effective.