By Robert A. Convissar DDS FAGD
Expand your abilities within the swiftly transforming into box of laser dentistry! the hot moment version of Principles and perform of Laser Dentistry comprises every little thing you want to find out about the most recent laser techniques throughout all components of dentistry. With vibrant scientific images and easy-to-follow writing, Dr. Robert A. Convissar and his group of dental specialists stroll you thru the most typical makes use of of lasers in parts like: periodontics, periodontal surgical procedure, oral pathology, implantology, fastened and detachable prosthetics, beauty approaches, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatrics, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgical procedure. The booklet additionally covers themes reminiscent of the background of lasers in dentistry, laser learn, the most recent laser gear, and the way to move approximately incorporating lasers into your perform, so you are totally built to take advantage of lasers effectively on your remedies.
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Technique requires the same care as for any other soft tissue laser application: The laser energy must be directed away from the tooth structure. A new-wavelength CO2 laser, emitting at 9300 nm, has recently been FDA-cleared for clinical use. To date, there have been no published studies or reports of its use in periodontal pocket therapy. 30 CHA P T E R 3 Laser-Assisted Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy Erbium Lasers Erbium lasers are FDA-cleared for both hard and soft tissue applications, and some erbium lasers are FDA-cleared for sulcular debridement.
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Like argon lasers, diode lasers also use fiberoptics for energy delivery in contact or noncontact mode, depending on the procedure. , melanin). These chromophores, or organic compounds that absorb light at a specific wavelength, are present in high concentrations within the diseased periodontal pocket, making these wavelengths applicable for sulcular debridement. The 980-nm wavelength exhibits greater absorption in water than for the other three diode wavelengths, which may be an added benefit to the laser interaction within the pocket.