Use of the Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of Early Childhood Caries.

@article{Birardi2004UseOT,
  title={Use of the Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of Early Childhood Caries.},
  author={Vitangelo Birardi and Luca Bossi and Chiara Dinoi},
  journal={European journal of paediatric dentistry : official journal of European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={98-101}
}
AIM This was to demonstrate that traditional therapy of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) can be improved with the use of the Nd:YAG laser. METHODS This investigation was conducted on three 3 year-old children in which the four maxillary primary incisors were affected by ECC. The teeth were treated with the Nd:YAG laser and one unrestorable tooth for each child was extracted for investigation by scanning electron microscopy. RESULTS The laser therapy provided several clinical advantages… CONTINUE READING
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