Diode Laser Treatment for Apthous Ulcers : A Case Report

Kamath, Deepa G and Nayak, Sangeeta Umesh (2014) Diode Laser Treatment for Apthous Ulcers : A Case Report. Indian Journal of Research, 3 (5). pp. 42-44. ISSN 2250-1991

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Abstract

Recurrent aphthous ulcerations (RAU) are common oral lesions that affect approximately 10% to 20% of the population. The disease is characterized by recurrent and painful ulcerations of the oral non-keratinized mucosa. Several therapies have been advocated to manage these lesions such as triamcinolone acetonide, hydrocortisone acetate, clobetasol propionate, chlorhexidine gluconate etc. Laser Treatment is a new treatment used to reduce the frequency of occurrence of mouth ulcers, pain and also to reduce the severity of the condition. The great advantage of this treatment is that majority of the patients undergoing this treatment did not suffer the recurrent episodes of the chronic mouth ulcers for at least a year. The present case report explains about usage of diode laser ain the management ofapthous ulcer.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chronic mouth ulcer:: Diode laser:Recurrent apthous ulcer
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2014 09:44
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2014 09:44
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/139996

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