M Mavrogiannis

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Since the development of the ruby laser by Maiman in 1960, lasers have been widely employed in medicine for a number of years. The purpose of this paper is to summarize potential applications for lasers in dentistry, with special regard to periodontology. This article briefly describes clinical applications of lasers and laser safety. Particularly, the use(More)
OBJECTIVES This review critically evaluates the different therapies that are available to manage drug-induced overgrowth (DIGO). MATERIAL AND METHODS This review is based on literature identified using the online databases MEDLINE and PUB MED. It is not a systematic review, but a conventional review of the relevant literature. RESULTS Patients benefit(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of three different surgical techniques in both the management and effect upon rate of overgrowth recurrence of drug-induced gingival overgrowth (DIGO). MATERIALS AND METHODS Two cohorts of patients who required surgical correction of their DIGO participated in the study. After baseline(More)
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