publication . Article . 1994

Laser in operative dentistry

E. Yasini; Gh. Rahbari; A. Matorian;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Jun 1994 Journal: Journal of Dental Medicine, volume 7, issue 1, pages 53-63 (issn: 2008-2444, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Today laser has a lot of usage in medicine and dentistry. In the field of dentistry, laser is used in soft tissue surgery, sterilization of canals (in root canal therapy) and in restorative dentistry laser is used for cavity preparation, caries removal, sealing the grooves (in preventive dentistry), etching enamel and dentin, composite polymerization and removal of tooth sensitivity. The use of Co2 lasers and Nd: YAG for cavity preparation, due to creating high heat causes darkness and cracks around the region of laser radiation. Also due to high temperature of these lasers, pulp damage is inevitable. So today, by using the Excimer laser especially the argon flo...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic system
free text keywords: lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Dentistry, lcsh:RK1-715
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