What is laser vaporization of mouth lesions?
Laser vaporization uses beams of light energy of a particular wavelength (laser technique) to treat mouth lesions. Not only does it help decrease the pain and speed up the healing, but also reduces the risk of scarring from mouth lesions. Lasers work by modifying the nerve conduction in the lesions; it vaporizes the tissue around the sore and sterilizes the affected area.
Oral lesions treated with laser surgery include aphthous ulcers and overgrowths, such as lymphangiomas, hemangiomas, and verrucous carcinomas.