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1600 Snow Creek Dr. Suite A, Park City, UT 84060
Dr. Calderwood

Park City Dentist

Meet Dr. Cody Calderwood

Dr. Calderwood completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University and earned his dental degree from the University of Maryland. He has been working to provide an exceptional experience for all of his patients in Park City since 2009. Because of his commitment to offering the best quality care possible, he continues to further his education every year by attending industry leading courses and workshops related to cosmetic dentistry, implant placement and restoration, and preventative dentistry. When you come to Park City Dentistry for a visit with Dr. Calderwood, you can look forward to exceptional service built around your personal needs. We understand that going to the dentist can be frightening and overwhelming, so we aim to put you at ease and make your visit pleasant.

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Dental Lasers

laser wandLASER is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, a complicated string of words that basically means a single wavelength beam of highly concentrated light energy.

Lasers have transformed medical surgery by offering minimally-invasive alternatives to traditional scalpel incisions and sutured closures. The laser's intense, narrow wavelength has precise, predictable, and powerful reactions when it contacts hard or soft tissues of the body. Laser light is extremely efficient, producing very little heat as it acts on its target. This makes it ideal for oral surgery, since it seldom affects tissues other than those it targets. The laser provides precise control over the depth and extent of cutting, while simultaneously minimizing bleeding and sterilizing the treatment area.

Versatility and Applications

However, a laser can also cure (harden) dental materials, scan teeth to detect decay, vaporize decay and prep teeth for fillings, and activate whitening gel to brighten smiles. Currently, dental applications include gum disease treatments, gum re-contouring, root canal cleaning, decay detection and elimination, bonding material curing and strengthening, incision cauterizing and tissue fusion, lesion reparation, biopsies, and super-fast teeth whitening procedures.

If you have questions about the lasers we use, please call us. We enjoy helping patients understand all of the interesting innovations we implement for their comfort and care.

Associations

Dr. Calderwood is an active member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.