Dr. Kenneth Lahr, DDS
A Great Dentist

Meet Dr. Kenneth S. Lahr, D.D.S.

Dr. Kenneth Lahr is the owner and practicing dentist of West Ranch Dental Center. He credits his interest in dentistry to his grandfather, who was also a general dentist. For Dr. Lahr, owning his own practice is exciting and interesting, and he enjoys meeting new people and catching up with his returning patients.


Laser Treatment for Cold Sores

Laser Therapy for Cold Sores

Cold sores or mouth sores can be very painful and prove to be a discomfort to any person afflicted with it. The sore can be easily triggered and when it does, it can be very painful. Appetite can significantly decrease with the presence of cold sores. Oftentimes, cold sores disappear over time. These usually develop on the loose tissues of the mouth such as the cheek, inner tip, tongue, soft palate and the like.

One effective way to help rid of this condition is through laser treatment. If you catch the lesion in time, you can prevent the cold sore from even breaking out! As soon as you feel the tingling

  • Laser therapy for cold sores have produced fantastic results and have relieved pain associated with the condition.
  • This procedure has become quite popular because it is safe and results are effective, immediate as well as long lasting.
  • The procedure is comfortable and painless. There is no need for anesthetic.
  • No trauma is produced to the soft tissues of the mouth.
  • Healing is faster with laser treatment.
  • The laser treatment is quite quick and simple for cold sores.
  • After 2 days, no more cold sores can be seen.
  • Laser energy destroys the virus that causes the sore.
  • After treatment, the sores reoccur with less intensity and frequency at the same location.


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