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Some people develop painful and uncomfortable cold sores or fever blisters around their lips and tongue. The scientific name for a cold sore or fever blister is called Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1), also known as Oral Herpes. These cold sores or fever blisters are usually begin as reddish and yellowish blisters that break open and leak clear fluid, which can be contagious. Afterwards, it scabs and then disappears after several weeks.
Cold Sores or Oral Herpes stays in the body for the rest of someone"s life. They usually recur at times of stress, sickness, or even being in the sun too long.
While cold sores can heal on their own after a few days to a week, sometimes you just do not want to wait that long. For the best cold sore treatment in New York, Advanced Periodontics offers the Millennium MVP-7 Periolase Laser. This state-of-the-art laser treatment for cold sores can prevent the eruption of oral herpetic lesions while reducing pain and helping them heal faster.
The Periolase laser is also used to treat other mouth sores, including those caused by an aphthous ulcer or trauma from biting the tongue, lips, or cheek. The Millennium MVP-7 Periolase laser presents many advantages to typical laser gum therapy as it is painless, does not require numbing injections, and only requires one or two short visits for complete treatment.
To learn more about cold sore treatment in Manhattan, Long Island, and New Jersey, contact Advanced Periodontics and Laser Dentistry by calling (888) 659-9446 or by requesting an appointment online today.