Dental lasers are used for a variety of treatment procedures. Dr. Hatcher knows which types of patient care are more suited to using a laser instead of alternative methods. With laser procedures, there is a reduced need for local anesthesia (“novocaine”), no bleeding, minimal swelling, and less postoperative pain and discomfort. It can make many procedures which used to be unpleasant easier, simpler and faster. Dr. Hatcher has invested in equipment and training experience to be able to bring you the many advantages of this exciting new technology.