Is It Safe to Have Laser Done when I Have Metal Braces on my Teeth?

Is It Safe to Have V Beam Laser Done when I Have Metal Braces on my Teeth?

Doctor Answers (3)

Laser and Metal Braces

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Yes, the laser beam does not penetrate deep enough to go through your lip fat and muscle to get to the metal.  Some people may feel some heat, and we use soaked gauze to make it more comfortable for them.


San Diego Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

Laser treatment and metal braces

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It is perfectly safe to have a V beam laser treatment done on your face while you have metal braces on your teeth.  There will be no interaction.  

Michael I. Echavez, MD
San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Doing lasers when you have braces

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Yes it's safe to do laser treatments when you have braces. Lasers near the mouth don't penetrate all the way through to affect the metal in your braces, so there are no issues.

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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