The effects of a CO2 laser on the healing of a bone defect.

Abstract

This case report illustrates a potentially valuable application of the CO2 laser in periodontal surgery. An intrabony defect was treated with a bone allograft. During the 28-day postsurgical period, epithelialization of the wound was delayed by lasing the soft tissue over the bony defect at weekly intervals for 4 weeks. This procedure resulted in complete… (More)

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@article{Corsair1997TheEO, title={The effects of a CO2 laser on the healing of a bone defect.}, author={Alexander Corsair}, journal={Dentistry today}, year={1997}, volume={16 3}, pages={66-9} }