Restorative dentistry: A clinical evaluation of an Erbium:YAG laser for dental cavity preparation

@article{Evans2000RestorativeDA,
  title={Restorative dentistry: A clinical evaluation of an Erbium:YAG laser for dental cavity preparation},
  author={David J. Evans and Shibu Matthews and Nigel B. Pitts and Christopher Longbottom and Zoann Jane Nugent},
  journal={British Dental Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={188},
  pages={677-679}
}
Objective A randomised controlled trial to determine the acceptability to dentists and patients of cavity preparation with an Erbium:YAG laser as compared with conventional handpieces.Methods Fifteen dentists (9 GDPs, 1 community dentist and 5 hospital dentists) treated 77 patients (age range 3.5–68 years old) who had two matched cavities, in a split mouth, randomised trial. One cavity was prepared conventionally, the other with the laser, with dentist and patient preference determined by… CONTINUE READING

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