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196 E Broad St Suite B
Pataskala, OH 43062
New Albany
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New Albany, OH 43054
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Westerville, OH 43082
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Lasers recently have become an integral part of dentistry and orthodontics. With a laser, Dr. Shirck can provide care that's more precise, efficient, and comfortable. That's because lasers work using beams of highly concentrated light energy. The name itself is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.

Within dentistry, lasers are commonly used to find and treat decay. They also give patients a minimally-invasive alternative to procedures that would normally require a scalpel and stitches. For example, lasers are commonly used to provide patients with a less invasive treatment for advanced gum disease.

As effective as lasers are within dentistry, though, there are uses for it within orthodontics, too. At Shirck Orthodontics, lasers are used in at least three ways:

Lasers may also be used in other cases, according to your specific needs.

Do you have questions about how soft-tissue lasers are improving orthodontic care? Contact either our Pataskala, New Albany, Westerville, or Newark office, or today to schedule a consultation. We can’t wait to provide you with warm, personalized care that leaves you feeling satisfied with your pearly whites. We also serve the areas of Westerville, Sunbury, New Albany, Alexandria, Granville, Johnstown, Newark, Blacklick, Reynoldsburg, and beyond.

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