Desensitizing effects of an Er:YAG laser on hypersensitive dentine.

  title={Desensitizing effects of an Er:YAG laser on hypersensitive dentine.},
  author={Frank Schwarz and Nicole Birgit Arweiler and Thomas Georg and Elmar Reich},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={29 3},
AIM The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the desensitizing effects of an Er:YAG laser (KEY II(R), KaVo, Germany) and Dentin Protector (Vivadent, Germany) on cervically exposed hypersensitive dentine. METHOD A group of 30 patients showing a total of 104 contralateral pairs of hypersensitive and caries-free teeth was selected and randomly allocated in a split-mouth design to either (1) Er:YAG laser (80 mJ/pulse, 3 Hz), or (2) the application of Dentin Protector (polyurethane… CONTINUE READING

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