Laser Dentistry with NightLase®

A Better Night’s Sleep With NightLase

The use of lasers is quickly expanding in the field of dentistry, providing remarkable results for patients seeking all kinds of treatment. Our Basalt practice has adopted NightLase therapy for safe, precise snoring and sleep apnea treatment.

Drs. Van Gorden and Steinbach are excited to share the NightLase laser with our patients to discover clear obstructions in the throat that prevent them from achieving a good night’s sleep. Discover how we use laser therapy as an effective solution.

A Safe, Non-Invasive Approach

An alternative to CPAP and oral appliances, NightLase is a fast, comfortable laser treatment used to enhance your quality of sleep. It’s an easy and safe way to open space in your airway by shrinking down your oral tissue, allowing you to breathe properly at night.

Laser therapy offers a minimally-invasive alternative to treat snoring and sleep apnea without needing to wear a loud, bulky CPAP or oral appliance at night.

Benefits of Laser Dentistry

The long-term, successful results of laser dentistry have become a preferred treatment among our patients. Benefits of our NightLase treatment for snoring and sleep apnea include:

  • A safe and non-invasive procedure
  • Offers immediate results
  • Doesn’t require a mask or appliance
  • Improves your quality of sleep
  • Completed in three short visits to our office

Treating Sleep Apnea With NightLase

NightLase requires a minimum of three sessions with 21 days in between each treatment. It’s an extremely safe solution given by our certified dentists — and there’s no surgical treatment involved. Laser therapy delivers satisfying results that can last for up to a year.

Treatments can be repeated after your required sessions, plus in some cases, you don’t need to wear a device while asleep. Patients experience little to no discomfort during treatment and begin to notice results right away.

Frequently Asked Questions

How effective is NightLase?
How long does NightLase therapy take?
Is NightLase safe?
Is NightLase permanent?

How effective is NightLase?

NightLase is an extremely successful solution to improve a person’s sleeping and breathing pattern. This oral therapy provides an effective, non-invasive modality to lessen the effects of obstructive sleep apnea and eliminate snoring.

When you undergo treatment at our Basalt dental office, you’ll begin to notice results almost immediately, allowing you to experience the benefits of a good night’s sleep.

How long does NightLase therapy take?

A course of treatment with NightLase generally comprises three treatment sessions with three weeks between each visit.

Each session is approximately 30 minutes at Elevate Dental Wellness and results of treatment can last up to a year. At your consultation, our team can provide you with your individual treatment plan with a more precise time frame.

Is NightLase safe?

NightLase is a safe and very effective treatment offered by our dentists to help reduce snoring and alleviate sleep apnea. This minimally invasive procedure doesn’t require any pre-or post-care, allowing our patients to experience the benefits immediately.

With each laser session, there’s also no anesthesia required which makes it more comfortable and relaxing for our patients.

Is NightLase permanent?

No, NightLase is not a permanent solution to snoring or sleep apnea, but it can provide lasting results. It lasts anywhere from six to 12 months after you’ve completed your sessions. However, it can be easily touched up at follow-up appointments.

Dr. Van Gorden can always provide you with consistent NightLase therapy to ensure your sleep quality remains healthy for years to come.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

If you’re suffering from extreme snoring or sleep apnea, NightLase may be the right solution for you. Give us a call at (970) 279-5647 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Van Gorden to determine the best course of treatment for your unique needs.

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