Preliminary investigations on the utility of an erbium, chromium YSGG laser.

  title={Preliminary investigations on the utility of an erbium, chromium YSGG laser.},
  author={Lewis Roy Eversole and Ioana M Rizoiu},
  journal={Journal of the California Dental Association},
  volume={23 12},
A variety of laser systems are under investigation as potential tools in dentistry. Most of these systems have been shown to be efficacious for soft tissue surgery of the mucous membranes; however, cutting bone and dental hard tissues has only recently been possible. In this report from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry, a review of laser applications in dentistry is discussed. The utility of a new laser system using an erbium YSGG medium with air water spray to… CONTINUE READING
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