Oral Health Group

Keyword
Laser Dentistry

March 3, 2020 Feature General DentistryLaser DentistryOral Health

Apicoectomy Performed Using the Er,Cr:YSGG Laser System: A Case Report

by William H. Chen, DMD, MAGD

Introduction Er,Cr:YSGG laser has been chosen to perform the apicoectomy1,9,13 as an alternative for the use of a scalpel and rotary instruments due to the laser’s precision, lack of vibration16,17 and lack of microfracture occurrence on hard tissues, such as

January 22, 2020 News Continuing EducationLaser DentistryNews

Academy of Laser Dentistry Launches DSO Laser Training Program

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, recently announced the launch of its “DSO Laser Training Program” (DLTP). According to ALD executive

November 26, 2019 News

ALD 2020 – Dentistry’s Laser Meeting

by The Academy of Laser Dentistry

ALD 2020 includes a strong educational track on one of the most exciting developments in laser dentistry; photobiomodulation or PBM, a form of low-level laser therapy which has been clinically proven to heal tissue and reduce pain. The complete schedule

March 14, 2019 News News

Last Chance Online Registration for ALD 2019: Dentistry’s Laser Meeting

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, is announcing that March 29th will be the last day to register online for its

September 11, 2018 News News

Periodontal Experts Address Clinical Efficacy of Laser Usage in Patient Care

by American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), the leading professional organization dedicated to the dental specialty of periodontics, has published its “best evidence consensus” (BEC) panel proceedings on the topic of laser usage. The proceedings are the result of the AAP’s

Lasers
September 5, 2018 Feature EditorialLaser DentistryOral Health

One Must Open The Window To Let The Light In…

by Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc Lasers in Dentistry

We all remember graduating dental school and thinking to ourselves: “What’s next?” The future is full of possibilities; we must make decisions which will ultimately affect the rest of our careers and lives. Some of us knew right away that

September 5, 2018 Feature EndodonticsLaser DentistryOral Health

Managing Refractory Endodontic Disease With Radial Apical Cleansing (Report Of Two Clinical Cases)

by Justin Kolnick, DDS

Keywords Refractory endodontic disease, endodontic, radial apical cleansing, Er,Cr:YSGG, diode, laser, biofilm bacteria. Introduction One of the defining attributes of an astute endodontist is the ability to successfully treat refractory endodontic disease. Refractory disease is defined as disease that is

September 5, 2018 Feature Laser DentistryOral Health

The Role of Erbium and Diode Laser System in the Treatment of Oral Frenula and Its Contribution to Breastfeeding

by Dr. María del Pilar Martín Santiago, DDs. MSc Lasers in Dentistry, Expert in Dentistry for Newborns

Is This Vision Important for Dentistry? Introduction Breastfeeding has an important role in the development of the orofacial structures in babies. For this reason, we need to review our knowledge and the importance of the mouth in the success of

September 5, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportLaser DentistryOral Health

A Novel Approach to Veneer Removal: A Clinical Case Report Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser

by Amir Azzat, DDS, MSc

Introduction In the last decade, as a result of patients’ desires to get the HOLLYWOOD SMILE, full-ceramic restorations have become more popular due to their superior aesthetic appearance and are frequently used in the restorative and prosthetic fields. The development

September 5, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportLaser DentistryOral Health

Peri-Implantitis Solea CO2 Laser: Clinical Case Report

by Ed Kusek, DDS

Introduction According to the Seventh European Workshop, 15-30% of all implants placed will develop peri-implantitis. Three million people have implants and this number is growing by 500,000 a year. Thus, peri-implantitis cases will grow up to 450,000 with an additional

September 5, 2018 Feature Laser DentistryOral Health

An Underutilized Treatment Modality in the Dental Industry Low Level Laser Therapy

by Gerry Ross, DDS; Alana Ross, BScH

Imagine a tool that could reduce pain, improve wound healing, relieve muscle tension and regenerate nerves without the use of pharmaceuticals and achieved without any side effects. Although it may sound like magic, it is actually a therapeutic technology that

September 5, 2018 Feature Clinical case reportLaser DentistryOral Health

Laser Treatment of Benign Vascular Lesion: A Clinical Case Report

by Andre Chartrand, BSc, DMD

For some years now, dentistry has shaped people’s lifestyles. The well-being, the self-esteem and the image that we project have become very important. Television, increasingly present in our homes, is helping to boost our confidence through series and beauty programs.

July 18, 2018 News News

Academy of Laser Dentistry Accepting Applications for Seidner Student Scholarship Program

by The Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, is now accepting applications for the Dr. Eugene M. Seidner Student Scholarship Program. Named in

July 3, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProduct ReportRestorative Dentistry

Tissue Management in Restorative Dentistry: The “Super Pulsed” Diode Laser

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADFE, FASDA Diplomat, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Diode Lasers as a Tool in Tissue Management Diode lasers have been used for many years as an effective adjunct for management of the gingival tissues in many areas of restorative dentistry. Prior to the development of diode lasers, electrosurgery

June 19, 2018 News News

Academy of Laser Dentistry Announces Call for Abstracts for ALD 2019 Annual Session

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, recently issued a call for abstracts for its upcoming annual meeting. Known internationally as “dentistry’s

April 2, 2018 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Shining the Light on Power Bleaching: A Review

by Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc

Introduction There is no arguing the fact that we live in a society where appearances are important. When I was growing up, I was told frequently, “you only have one chance to make a first impression, so make it a

February 20, 2018 News Oral Health

Academy of Laser Dentistry’s Upcoming Annual Meeting Features an Abundance of Dental Team Training

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), is emphasizing a team approach to laser dentistry during ALD 2018, Dentistry’s Laser Meeting. The event is taking place from April 26-28th at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. According to ALD’s executive director,

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Gingival Augmentation: High Powered 970nm Diode Laser

by Scott Benjamin, DDS

Early analysis and diagnosis of soft tissue abnormalities and discrepancies enhances the clinician’s ability to attain the best possible outcomes with minimally invasive procedures. All too often, conditions are allowed to progress to their more advanced stages due to the