Diode Laser Treatment as an Alternative to Antibiotic Premedication

  • Frank Licht, RDH, BSDH
  • Published 2014


Lasers used in the treatment of periodontal therapy are becoming more prevalent in dental offices. Patients with periodontal disease see extensive improvements in their periodontal status and overall health with laser therapy. Studies have shown a decreased prevalence in oral bacteria following these treatments (Moritz et al., 1998). Dental lasers in the… (More)


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