Journal of the Laser and Health Academy

Volume: 2008

Lasers in Endodontics

Prof. dr. Norbert Gutknecht
Article: J. Laser Health Academy, Vol. 2008, No.4 (2008)

This paper describes and discusses the use of the Nd:YAG and diode lasers in endodontics. Clinical studies clearly show advantages of laser treatments over currently-used conventional methods and techniques. The most important advantages are improved disinfection efficacy, more effective root canal cleaning, reduction of permeability, reduction of micro-leakage, and elimination of the need to use toxic solvents.

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