Welcome to a new era of dental care at Nixa Dental, where innovation meets patient comfort and efficiency. At the heart of this transformation is the Solea Laser, a state-of-the-art technology that is redefining the way we approach dental procedures. This blog post explores how the Solea Laser at Nixa Dental is revolutionizing the dental experience for patients in Nixa, Missouri, under the expert guidance of Dr. Emily Sutherland.

What is the Solea Laser?

The Solea Laser represents the pinnacle of dental technology advancements. It’s a CO2 dental laser system, approved by the FDA for both hard and soft tissue procedures. Developed from extensive research at the University of California School of Dentistry and perfected in Boston, this technology uses a unique wavelength and sophisticated computer systems to deliver virtually sensation-free dental procedures.

Transformative Dental Care

One of the most significant benefits of the Solea Laser is the precision and care it brings to every procedure. Traditional dental tools can sometimes cause anxiety and discomfort due to their invasive nature. The Solea Laser, in Dr. Sutherland’s skilled hands, minimizes these issues, offering a gentler, more precise approach to dental care. It sterilizes as it works, ensuring cleaner, safer procedures.

Minimizing Discomfort

For many patients, the thought of a dental visit evokes fear of the needle and the lingering numbness from anesthesia. The Solea Laser changes this narrative. In 95% of filling procedures at Nixa Dental, the need for numbing injections is greatly reduced, if not entirely eliminated. Patients can now experience dental treatments with minimal discomfort and without the anxiety of needles.

Enhanced Healing and Recovery

Another significant advantage of the Solea Laser is the speed of recovery it facilitates. Especially in treatments involving gum tissues, the laser promotes faster healing and reduces post-procedure discomfort. This means less downtime and a quicker return to your daily routine.

Versatility in Dental Procedures

The Solea Laser is not just limited to one or two dental applications; it’s a multifaceted tool. From frenectomies and wound treatments to aesthetic gum contouring and even innovative Solea Sleep applications for snoring, this laser covers an extensive range of dental procedures. It’s a game-changer for both routine and complex dental treatments.

Kid-Friendly Dental Solutions

Dental visits for children can sometimes be challenging, but the Solea Laser is exceptionally kid-friendly. Depending on the procedure, children can comfortably undergo treatment and return to school or eat immediately after their appointment, with minimal to no discomfort.

A Modern Dental Experience

Patients at Nixa Dental no longer have to contend with the residual numbness that often follows a traditional dental procedure. The Solea Laser ensures that whether you have lunch plans or a meeting post-appointment, you can proceed without the inconvenience of numbness or discomfort.

Beyond Just a Dental Visit

The introduction of the Solea Laser at Nixa Dental aligns with our commitment to providing the highest level of dental care. Our team, dedicated to ensuring each patient feels like part of the Nixa Dental family, is excited about the opportunities this technology brings. Coupled with our comprehensive range of services, from Same-Day Dental Crowns to Teeth Whitening and Dermal Fillers, the Solea Laser ensures our patients receive top-notch, comfortable dental care.


The Solea Laser at Nixa Dental is more than just a technological advancement; it’s a paradigm shift in dental care, prioritizing patient comfort, efficiency, and quality. If you’re seeking a transformative dental experience with the latest in dental technology, look no further than Nixa Dental and contact us today. We invite you to join us in this exciting new chapter of dental care innovation.


Our esthetic philosophy is focused on enhancing your natural beauty in a way that improves physiologic function and health. Dr. Sutherland is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.