CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(03): 138-142
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703822
Review Article

LASER - A RAY OF HOPE IN PERIODONTICS - A REVIEW ARTICLE

Amitha Ramesh
1  Professors, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
Rahul Bhandary
2  Professors, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
Biju Thomas
3  Professor & HOD, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
Sheehan R. Dsouza
4  P.G. Student, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka, India.
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Abstract

Lasers have revolutionised dental treatment since three and a half decades of the twentieth century. Theodore maiman in 1960 invented the ruby laser, since then laser is one of the most captivating technologies in dental practice. Lasers have been used in initial periodontal therapy, surgery, and also in implant treatment. Further research is necessary so that laser can become a part of the dental armamentarium. This paper gives an insight to laser in Periodontics



Publication History

Publication Date:
27 June 2020 (online)

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