Questions and Answers?
Q. Is Solea accepted by Insurance?
A. Insurance typically covers the cost of Solea just like procedures performed with a drill.
Q. Is Solea pain-free?
A. The vast majority of patients report not feeling anything during their dental procedure, while others report a mild sensation of cold.
Q. What dental procedures is Solea used on?
A. Solea is cleared to cut enamel (teeth), soft tissue (gum), and bone. Some procedure examples include cavities, gingivectomies, frenectomies, aphthous ulcers, fibroma removals, crown lengthenings, and more.
Q. Is Solea used for cleanings?
A. Solea is not a replacement for one’s hygiene check-ups.
Q. How does Solea work?
A. Solea uses computer-controlled laser technology to smoothly, quickly, and safely vaporize the hard (teeth) and soft (gums) tissues in one’s mouth.
Q. Does Solea work with silver (amalgam) fillings?
A. In most cases, Solea allows the dentist to remove amalgam minimizing the loss of tooth structure.
Q. Is Solea good for kids?
A. It’s great for kids. It’s faster, and most procedures are done without a shot, the drill or pain. Because there is no need for a shot, multiple procedures can be done in one appointment, meaning less time at the dentist. A child can go right back to school or eat right after their appointment because they don’t leave with a numb feeling.
Q. I’m pregnant. Is it OK to use Solea on me?
A. Yes, it’s actually better since there is no need to inject a pregnant patient with anesthetics for the majority of procedures