Clinical evaluation of laser irradiation in the hypersensitive teeth

Kovacevska, Ivona and Dimova, Cena and Georgiev, Zlatko (2013) Clinical evaluation of laser irradiation in the hypersensitive teeth. In: 18th Congress of the Balkan Stomatological Society (BaSS), 25-28 April 2013, Skopje, Macedonia.

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Abstract

Introduction: The phenomenon of sensitive - hypersensitive teeth is a common clinical manifestation, present in the dental office. Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of Nd: YAG laser in the therapy of hypersensitive teeth. Study designe: Objectiv: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of Nd: YAG laser in the therapy of hypersensitive teeth. Study design: 30 patients with 38 hypersensitivities teeth were selected for this clinical examination. The sensitive surface was lased with Nd: YAG laser according to the treatment protocol three times after five days. Results: The results showed that, there is decrease in dentine hypersensitivity in 90% of treated by Nd: YAG laser teeth. Only in two cases were needed to repeated the laser irradiation three times. Conclusions: The Nd: YAG laser is a suitable tool for the immediate successful reduction of dentinal hypersensitivity and has better patient satisfaction, shorter treatment time, and lower rates of pain. Positive clinical effects recommended this new technology in the clinical practice.

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: 24 Sep 2013 12:19
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2013 13:10
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/7551

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