There’s also the additional marketing aspect that comes with laser integration. Patients know that the technology is highly advanced, and appreciate that our practice is offering some of the most high-level technology on the market. In addition to cutting down procedure time, I no longer need to refer patients to other specialists (in many scenarios). I’ve found that lasers are especially helpful for patients who are sensitive to the noise and discomfort associated with the drill. I’ve even had a handful of patients fall asleep mid-treatment because they were so comfortable!
The integration of the Waterlase dental laser was so successful that we decided to invest in the Epic Hygiene laser. My hygienist loves the diode laser and is now a member of the Epic Hygiene Academy, an educational community that is available to like-minded dental professionals who utilize laser technology in their practice.