Henry A. Sachs, DDS Stacy Reisfeld, DDS Implant Dentistry & Laser Periodontics
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Exceptional Laser Periodontal Therapy in Plainview, NY

Our team introduces you to a revolutionary laser treatment for periodontal diseases. Dr. Sachs pioneered the use of lasers in periodontics in 1989 and has over 30 years of experience in laser periodontal therapy in Plainview, NY. He is a board-certified periodontist who has lectured extensively in the tri-state area. He has written articles and taught laser courses at NYU School of Dentistry and the Nassau County Dental Society. 

Laser Periodontics Treatment
1. Ablate Pocket Lining 2.Disinfect Root Surface 3.Seal Off Pocket

Dr. Sachs is one of the first periodontists on Long Island to use the Wavelength-Optimized Periodontal Treatment (WPT™). The TwinLight® dual-wavelength technology, a ground-breaking, less invasive new treatment procedure for periodontitis, is genuinely cutting-edge since it considerably reduces the need for traditional periodontal surgery and promises faster recovery with minor to no bleeding. It also decreased the danger of infection and made recovery considerably easier.

Additional laser periodontal therapy and dental implant operations, including aesthetic and reconstructive treatment, benefit from the laser advantage. Dr. Sachs’ practice covers dental implants significantly. He is thrilled that even the most challenging patients are referred to him because of his competence and compassionate temperament.

How Does Laser Periodontal Treatment Benefit Me?

Count on our team at Henry A. Sachs, DDS Stacy Reisfeld, DDS Implant Dentistry & Laser Periodontics to provide you with the best dental care that you deserve. Compared to traditional periodontal surgery, our laser periodontal therapy in Plainview, NY, offers numerous advantages:

  • Less Invasive
  • Scalpel and Suture-Free
  • Little or No Bleeding
  • Faster Healing
  • Reduced Risk of Infection
  • Much Less Postoperative Discomfort

What Is Wavelength-Optimized Periodontal Therapy?

Wavelength-Optimized Periodontal Therapy (WPT™) is a minimally invasive periodontal disease treatment utilizing Nd:YAG and Er:YAG laser energy. These are two proven wavelengths with extremely different clinical and therapeutic abilities used in tangent to achieve new levels of success in the battle against periodontal disease and to protect your health.

How Does Wavelength-Optimized Periodontal Therapy Work?

Before undergoing therapy, you must first know how it works and how it can benefit you. That’s why we provide a collection of detailed information for you. Wavelength-Optimized Periodontal Therapy creates the optimal conditions for healing of diseased periodontal pockets by:

  1. Removing the diseased epithelial lining of the pocket with the Nd:YAG laser. This laser periodontics treatment seeks out and destroys harmful periodontal bacteria.
  2. Removing tartar buildup and biofilm from the root surface with the Er:YAG laser.
  3. Sealing the pocket after treatment with a stable fibrin clot using the Nd:YAG laser. This last step is what seals off the pocket and promotes healing and bone regeneration.

LightWalker Laser Periodontal Treatment

The LightWalker laser periodontal treatment that Dr. Sachs uses is the only dental laser capable of delivering both Nd:YAG and Er:YAG laser energy for the efficient performance of Wavelength-Optimized Periodontal Therapy. Utilizing both wavelengths in a periodontal disease treatment protocol makes optimum use of each laser wavelength’s unique laser-tissue interaction characteristics. 

Nd:YAG laser energy is superior for coagulation and deep disinfection and biostimulation. Meanwhile, the Er:YAG is uniquely efficient at ablating (vaporizing) hard and soft tissues (such as tartar removal and removal of bacterial biofilm) and attacking bacteria and pathogens that lack pigmentation.

When combined, the two lasers can dramatically enhance the outcome of laser-assisted treatments, with the ability to achieve impressive clinical results and with improved patient comfort. Other lasers used for periodontal therapy have only one wavelength and do not have the comprehensive capability and versatility of the Light Walker laser. If you have questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us.