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Laser Dentistry: Current Clinical Applications

Laser Dentistry: Current Clinical Applications

Laser Dentistry: Current Clinical Applications

Laser Dentistry: Current Clinical Applications


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Laser Dentistry: Current Clinical Applications by the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) is a comprehensive guide the state of the art, principles and practices of laser dentistry. This collection of articles were compiled by Professor Aldo Brugnera Junior DDS, MS, PhD and Professor Samir Namour, DDS, MS, PhD, is written for all those interested in the clinical use of laser technology related to dentistry, research, development and biology, and medicine and surgery. Topics include: Laser, history and physics; Laser periodontics; Laser applications in implantology; Laser in oral soft tissue surgery; The laser management of oral leukoplakias; Treatment of bone necrosis caused by biphosphonates, Treatment of vascular malformations; The role of lasers in caries prevention; Dentinal adhesion and cavity preparation; The power of the bubble Erbium laser generated cavitation; Pre-emptive dental anaesthesia by Nd:YAG photobiomodulation; Non-invasive diagnostic methods using lasers; Clinical use of laser/LED phototherapies; Laser photobiomodulation (PBM) with low level laser therapy (LLLT) in esthetic dentistry; Laser phototherapy & oral mucositis; Lasers in dentin dehypersensitivity; Photobiomodulation therapy and dentoalveolar derived mesenchymal stem cells; Dental bleaching without gel; Hard tissue modification, cavity preparation and caries removal using erbium lasers; Laser safety; Optical fluorescence; World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) progress and history.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627340854
Publication date: 07/12/2018
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.53(d)

About the Author

The WFLD is non-profit organization dedicated to the exchange, advancement and dissemination of scientific knowledge, related to the use of lasers for application and research in the oral and dental environment and members include dentists and oral surgeons from all over the world. Membership is encouraged from all those interested in research, development and use of laser technology related to dentistry, biology, medicine and surgery, to develop lines of communication between all phases of laser technology with the objective of improving standards in laser dentistry, furthering education, research and development and providing meetings for the exchange of ideas and methodology in the field of laser dentistry.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

1. Laser, History and Physics 1

Antoni J. España, Dunia Espanya, and Josep Arnabat

2. Laser Periodontics 49

Hisashi Watanabe

3. Laser Applications in Implantology 69

Josep Arnabat and Antoni J. España

4. Laser in Oral Soft Tissue Surgery 123

Sajee Sattayut and Samir Namour

5. Long-term Follow-up of Oral Leukoplakia Treated by CO2 Laser:

An 18-Year Retrospective Study 141

Toni Zeinoun and Samir Namour

6. The Laser Management of Oral Leukoplakias—Clinical Evaluations 153

Romeo Umberto and Alessandro Del Vecchio

7. Infectious Diseases of the Jaw Bone: The Role of the Laser 165

Paolo Vescovi, Giovanni Mergoni, and Samir Namour

8. Treatment of Vascular Malformations Using Laser 191

Romeo U, Rocchetti F, and Miyazaki H

9. The Role of Lasers in Caries Prevention 205

Reza Fekrazad and Mohadese Azarsina

10. Dentinal Adhesion Related to Er:YAG Laser—Cavity Preparation: An Overview 235

Amaury Namour, Daniel Heysselaer, and Samir Namour

11. The Power of the Bubble: Erbium Laser Generated Cavitation 241

Roeland J.G. De Moor, Giovanni Olivi, and Maarten A. Meire

12. Pre-emptive Dental Anaesthesia by Nd:YAG Photobiomodulation 263

Ambrose Chan and Patricia J. Armati

13. A Strategy to Ameliorate Hyperesthesia Symptoms 285

Kazushi Yoshikawa

14. Noninvasive Diagnostic Methods in Dentistry Based on Laser 299

Carmen Todea

15. Clinical Use of Laser/LED Phototherapies on the Dental Practice:

From the Bench to the Dental Chair 339

Antonio Luiz B. Pinheiro, Aparecida Maria C. Marques, Fabiola B. de Carvalho,

Susana Carla P. S. de Oliveira, and Luiz Guilherme P. Soares

16. Laser Photobiomodulation (PMB) with Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

in Esthetic Dentistry 375

Carlos de Paula Eduardo, Ester Mi Ryoung Lee, and Ana Cecilia Corrêa Aranha

17. Laser Phototherapy—Oral Mucositis 385

Thereza Christinna Ladalardo, Aldo Brugnera Junior, and Fatima Zanin

18. Lasers in Dentin Dehypersensitivity 393

Reza Fekrazad, Mehrnaz Sedighi, and Katayoun AM Kalhori

19. Laser in Nonsurgical Periodontal Pocket Treatment 427

Kinga Grzech-Leśniak

20. Photobiomodulation Therapy and Dentoalveolar-derived

Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Regenerative Dentistry 443

Marcia Martins Marques, Gabriela Laranjeira Abe, Ana Clara Fagundes

Pedroni, Sueli Patricia Harumi Miyagi de Cara, Ivana Márcia Alves Diniz,

and Maria Stella Moreira

21. Dental Bleaching. The Great Leap: The Use of Light without Gel 467

Fatima Zanin, Vitor Hugo Panhóca, Ana Paula Brugnera, Mateus Cóstola Windlin,

and Aldo Brugnera

22. Hard Tissue Modification, Cavity Preparation and Caries Removal using

Erbium Lasers (Er,Cr:YSGG 2,790 nm and Er:YAG 2,940 nm) 485

Norbert Gutknecht and Dimitris Strakas

23. Laser Safety 511

Kenji Yoshida

24. Optical Fluorescence in Dentistry 525

Ramon G. T. Rosa, Sebastião Pratavieira, Hérica A. Ricci, Weber A. Ricci,

Sérgio A. Andrade, Aldo Brugnera, Cristina Kurachi, and Vanderlei S. Bagnato

25. World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) – Progress and History 541

Hong Sai Loh

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