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Advanced Laser Surgical Dentistry. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5201090
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Advanced Laser Surgery in Dentistry delivers a state-of-the-art reference for laser technology in the context of a dental practice. The book encompasses oral surgery, periodontology, and implant dentistry, covering the latest research, knowledge, and clinical practices. The author demonstrates the clinical relevance by including many real-world clinical cases that illustrate the application of the discussed techniques.  

The book includes high-quality, color photographs throughout to support the text and add visual information to the covered topics, which include wound healing, oral surgery, periodontology, implant dentistry, and laser fundamentals and safety considerations. Advanced Laser Surgery in Dentistry provides readers with a step-by-step guide for using lasers in dental practice and discusses likely new directions and possible future treatments in the rapidly advancing field of laser dentistry. Readers will also benefit from a wide variety of subjects, including:  

  • A thorough introduction to the fundamentals of lasers, including the beam, the laser cavity, active mediums, lenses, resonators, and delivery systems
  • An exploration of lasers and wound healing, including soft tissue and bone healing, as well as laser-assisted excisions and osteotomies 
  • An analysis of lasers in periodontology, including laser-assisted bacteria reduction in the periodontal tissues and the removal of subgingival dental calculus 
  • A discussion of lasers in implant dentistry and treatment for peri-implantitis 

Perfect for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and implant dentists, as well as general dentists, Advanced Laser Surgery in Dentistry will also earn a place in the libraries of dental students and residents seeking to improve their understanding of laser-based oral and dental procedures with a carefully organized reference guide. 

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Notes on Contributors

Preface/Introduction

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1 – Laser Fundamental Principles

Chapter 2 – Laser and Wound Healing

Chapter 3 – Lasers in the Oral Surgery

Chapter 4 – Lasers and Bone Surgery

Chapter 5 – Lasers in Periodontology

Chapter 6 – Lasers and Implants

Chapter 7 – Photodynamic Therapy in Periodontal and Peri-Implant Treatment

                      Anton Sculean and Georgios E. Romanos

Chapter 8 – Understanding Laser Safety in Dentistry

                      Vangie Dennis, Patti Owens, and Georgios E. Romanos             

Appendix I – Suggested Reading

Appendix II – Physical Units, Laser Parameters, Physical Parameters, Important Formulas

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Georgios E. Romanos
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