ND: YAG Laser in the therapy of hypersensitivity teeth

Kovacevska, Ivona and Dimova, Cena and Georgiev, Zlatko (2013) ND: YAG Laser in the therapy of hypersensitivity teeth. International Dental Journal, 63 (Supl 1). p. 131. ISSN 1875-595X

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Abstract

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of Nd: YAG laser in the therapy of hypersensitive teeth. Material and methods: The study consisted 43 individuals of both sexes at the age 26 – 54. Out of all 58 teeth with diagnosis of hypersensitivity - 48 teeth were at the teeth necks and 10 of them at the ocllussal surface. Nd:YAG laser irradiation was used with adequate treatment protocol in three visits depending of the subjective symptomatology. Laser irradiation was applied on the teeth’s gingival third with the fiber – optic hand piece. The distance between the fiber and the target tissue was 1.5mm, the whole neck surface of the teeth was exposed with slow motions in a period of 60s and the procedure was repeated 3 times per session.

Item Type: Article
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: 25 Oct 2013 08:52
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2013 08:52
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/7740

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