Laser phototherapy in the treatment of periodontal disease. A review

  title={Laser phototherapy in the treatment of periodontal disease. A review},
  author={Carlos de Paula Eduardo and Patr{\'i}cia Moreira de Freitas and Marcella Esteves-Oliveira and Ana Cec{\'i}lia C{\^o}rrea Aranha and Karen M{\"u}ller Ramalho and Alyne Sim{\~o}es and Marina Stella Bello-Silva and Jan Tun{\'e}r},
  journal={Lasers in Medical Science},
Many studies in the literature address the effect of low-power lasers in the management of pathologies related to periodontal tissues. Due to the lack of standardized information and the absence of a consensus, this review presents the current status of laser phototherapy (LPT) in periodontics and discusses its benefits and limits in the treatment of periodontal disease. The literature was searched for reviews and original research articles relating to LPT and periodontal disease. The articles… CONTINUE READING
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