Use of the 810 nm diode laser: soft tissue management and orthodontic applications of innovative technology.

  • David M. Sarver
  • Published 2006 in Practical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD

Abstract

Innovative technologies such as the diode laser have provided considerable benefit to dental patients and professionals. Facilitating efficient cutting of tissue and subsequent coagulation, the soft tissue laser enhances tissue healing and can reduce postsurgical complications. Due to the conservative nature of treatment accomplished with the laser this technology is very useful in orthodontic procedures. The diode laser is utilized in both esthetic enhancement of the smile, and treatment management of soft tissue issues that impede efficient orthodontic treatment. Its clinical application will be illustrated in a series of orthodontic cases.

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@article{Sarver2006UseOT, title={Use of the 810 nm diode laser: soft tissue management and orthodontic applications of innovative technology.}, author={David M. Sarver}, journal={Practical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD}, year={2006}, volume={18 9}, pages={suppl 7-13} }