The use of diode laser in dentistry - two cases report

Papakoca, Kiro and Dimova, Cena and Kovacevska, Ivona and Papakoca, Gordana and Radeska, Ana (2012) The use of diode laser in dentistry - two cases report. In: 17th Congress of the Balkan Stomatological Society, BaSS 2012, Developing of Dentistry, 3-6 May 2012, Tirana, Albania.

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Introduction: We present our clinical cases, the use of diode laser in patients with gingival hypertrophy and lower semi impact third molar. An indication for application of our diode laser as in our cases is: At first – periodontal surgery, gingival depigmentation and decontamination and curettage of the sulcus, In the other case, in the area of the third molar, we made operculectomy, circumcision and we got excellent hemostasis. Methods: The patient, a 64 year old man, was a good general health for his age. He presented with a conventional bridge in the maxilla supported by natural abutments and gingival frontal upper hypertrophy. Since the bridge was removed, used the diode laser we made a new gingival contour, following only contact anesthetic. The other patients, a 23 year old woman, right lower semi impact third molar where we make operculectomy with diode laser, like the previous case only with contact anesthetic. Conclusions: The diode laser as a modern therapeutic method helped us to a very fast and simple way, elegant, clean – without bleeding, and in a short time period for treatment and resolution of such situations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Ivona Kovacevska
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2012 14:38
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2013 11:10

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