Low Level Laser: Therapeutic Applications in Dentistry- An Informed

Nayak, Sangeeta Umesh and Kamath, Deepa G (2015) Low Level Laser: Therapeutic Applications in Dentistry- An Informed. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research, 3 (6). pp. 6154-6161. ISSN (e)-2347-176x

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Abstract

One of the prime purposes in dental treatment is providing a painless treatment for patients. Lasers are used various field of medicine and dentistry. Therapeutic laser treatment, also referred to as low-level laser therapy (LLLT), offers numerous benefits. Along with the chief benefit of being nonsurgical, it promotes tissue healing and reduces edema, inflammation and pain. Laser therapy works on the principle of inducing a biological response through energy transfer. The parameters that used in laser therapy determine the effective depth of penetration. Each wavelength has a unique effect on the target tissue in the oral cavity. In various field of dentistry laser has been used as treatment modality in treating various pathologies. This review summarizes the mode of action, therapeutic application of LLLT in various field dentistry and safety in dental field.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: LLLT, Orofacial infection, dentistry
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2015 07:55
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2015 07:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143536

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