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Lasers in Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS September/October 2008 Camera attachment allows patient to see their dentist’s work – up close and personal IMPROVED MAGNIFICATION aids in caries detection and the identification of fractures and abnormalities. In the reconstructive aspect, the enhanced magnification enables the dentist to assess decay removal and prepare conservative restorations, saving important tooth structure. […]

Lasers in Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 7 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS National Health Review Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1990. The term is an acronym for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.”  The theory of lasers was initially proposed by Einstein in 1917 and the first working laser device was made in 1960 by Theodore Maiman at Hughes Research […]

Low Level Laser Therapy

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 8 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS March/April 2009 LLLT is non-invasive, non-toxic, highly effective and has no known side effects LOW LEVEL LASERS have many applications in dentistry. They are used to treat bone infections, canker sores, gingivitis, cold sores, lip wounds, swelling, pain and Temporomandibular joint disorder as well as other dental conditions such as controlling […]

Microscopic Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 9 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS May/June 2008 Camera attachment allows patient to see their dentist’s work – up close and personal IMPROVED MAGNIFICATION aids in caries detection and the identification of fractures and abnormalities. In the reconstructive aspect, the enhanced magnification enables the dentist to assess decay removal and prepare conservative restorations, saving important tooth structure. […]