Iatrogenic Damage to the Periodontium Caused by Laser: An Overview
Krishna Kripal 1, *, Syed Sirajuddin 1, Syed Rafiuddin 2, Rakesh MP 1, Sachidananda Chungkham 1
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2015
Issue: Suppl 1: M9
First Page: 210
Last Page: 213
Publisher ID: TODENTJ-9-210
Article History:Received Date: 22/12/2014
Revision Received Date: 4/3/2015
Acceptance Date: 10/3/2015
Electronic publication date: 26/6/2015
Collection year: 2015
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Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1994 to treat a number of dental problems. A variety of lasers are now available for use in dentistry. Once stated as an intricate technology with restricted usage in clinical dentistry, there is a growing awareness of the usefulness of lasers in the armamentarium of the modern dental practice, where they can be used as an adjunct or alternative to various long-standing approaches.