Laser Cold Sore Treatment

in NE Calgary

Dealing with a cold sore—here to help you

Cold sores are red blisters that may appear on lips, around your mouth, or around your nose. These blisters can develop into clusters and cause mild to excruciating pain. Although the pain can last for a few days, there are instances when these blisters crack and leak fluids. 

Cold sore symptoms can be severe when you have been exposed. Once this virus penetrates your body, the blisters may appear around the area where they initially entered. You may start feeling itchiness or a slight burning sensation around that area.

Treat a cold sore before these blisters show up. A cold sore can also be accompanied by fever or bleeding gums.

Causes of cold sores

Cold sore is associated with the herpes simplex virus or HSV. While this virus comes in two distinct types—type I and type II. Cold sores are commonly caused by type I HSV. 

Cold sores can be contagious and passed from one person to another. Kissing, sharing utensils and personal products, such as lipsticks and razors, are a few ways through which this virus is transmitted.

Symptoms of cold sores

Symptoms for cold sores may appear before any physical appearance of blisters on your lips, around your mouth, or around your nose. Cold sore symptoms can include:

  • Burning sensation prior to the blisters show up
  • Gums may appear swollen, sensitive, and red.
  • Experiencing a fever

     

Blisters may appear within a few hours to a day following the occurrence of the initial symptoms. 

Recurring of cold sores may cause an itching sensation on the area initially affected by the virus. Blisters occurring may usually appear within a shorter time frame on recurring attacks. Blisters may dry up within a few days to a few weeks, depending on how severe the infection is.

Treatment for cold sores

Treatment of cold sores is possible with the help of over the counter medications, such as ointments and creams. Some medications may require a doctor’s prescription to ease the uncomfortable symptoms presented by cold sores, as well as shorten the healing period.

Cold sores can be infuriating and painful to deal with. Here to help you with soft tissue laser treatment, an effective way to remove cold sores!

Benefits of Soft Tissue Laser Treatment

Laser cold sore treatment is most effective during the early stages of cold sores. If you are prone to having cold sores, treat the affected area when you begin to feel a tingling sensation prior to the outbreak. This will help prevent the virus from developing and spreading.

Blisters can heal faster and relieve you from the pain with the help of the laser cold sore treatment. Keep cold sores at bay and prevent future breakouts by repeating laser therapy since cold sores have the tendency to appear in the same area where they had previously occurred. 

Laser therapy decreases the chances of cold sores recurring and may make it to be less severe. 

Here are some benefits to using the soft tissue laser treatment to address cold sores:

  • Prevents the spread of cold sores
  • Aids with fast healing
  • Provides relief from pain and discomfort
  • Prevents cold sores from returning
  • Treatment period is quick
  • Anesthesia isn’t required during treatment
  • Cost-effective treatment and may be covered by insurance
Michael Garen
Michael Garen
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Wow...! It was my first time here, and they made me feel like I was long time customer. A little background on this, I just got back from travelling, and had a really bad experience with a surgeon I was seeing for an injury I sustained in Vietnam. Left me jaded about our health system here. But after visiting aviation dental I was so surprised! Everyone who helped me from reception, X-ray's, office manager and the dentist were so kind to me. Especially Gloria, a really friendly professional hygienist who is passionate about helping. Highly recommend!
Leah Pierce
Leah Pierce
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I’ve been seeing Dr. Bosch for over 20 years and have been very pleased with his attention to detail. Dr. Bosch is thorough, efficient and honest. The staff at Aviation Dental are friendly and accommodating and the office is a bright, clean space that I’m happy to bring my family too. My 5 year old son had a filling done and he didn’t complain at all. My 3 year old can entertain himself in the playroom while I have my cleaning. I am happy that for us, going to the dentist is not a traumatic experience, rather it is a pleasant one. I owe a large part of my good dental health to Dr. Bosch and his team.
Leonardo Soto
Leonardo Soto
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Dr. Bosh and all his staff were able to accommodate me even when I just walked in with a minor problem. They made the time to provide quality care and advice to correct the problem with the most advanced imaging technology I have seen. They had the 3D images to pinpoint the problem and fix it on the spot. I am changing from my regular dentist to Aviation Dental because they have experience, technology and prices are much better.
Mwabeni Indire
Mwabeni Indire
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I have visited Aviation Dental. Very friendly staff, highly clean, neat, organized and inviting clinic. I've also had dental work done, and they did an INCREDIBLY EXCELLENT job for a fantastic price!
Wayne Crawford
Wayne Crawford
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Best people ever!! Dr. Bosch is very particular and fussy. He does it right!! Brandy the Manager makes you feel very welcome. When they give you a price, they stick with it. I would recommend them to anyone!!
Charolette Webb
Charolette Webb
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Brandy was excellent with my young grandsons and they both love her. Dr. was awesome, he is very thorough and calming and I felt at ease with him. The hygienist Luis though? He was the first hygienist in my life who didn't LECTURE me about flossing etc. which has always been the main reason I am not consistent with getting cleanings. I will definitely be a regular here. And I think my grandsons may have even chosen their first dentist too.
Jean-Marc Robin
Jean-Marc Robin
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I went to Aviation Dental for a cleaning, exam, and xrays. First off the warm welcome (and cookies!) were great, and then I was super impressed by the technology and the space. They were really gentle on my teeth and gums too, I've had some bad experiences with hygienists really making my gums bleed, but they were really good about using the floss gently - even more than I can do myself! Very highly qualified people working there. They also didn't try to push me to get unnecessary treatments, which my family and I have experienced in the past. I'd highly recommend Aviation Dental!
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Cold sores can be painful. We’re here to help you.