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Laser-Assisted Operculectomy
By: Levine, Robert and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2015 in Compend Contin Educ Dent

The 10,600-nm CO2 laser is both an efficient and spatially precise photo-thermal ablation device and excellent coagulator because of the close match between its coagulation depth and the diameters of oral soft-tissue capillaries...

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Soft tissue 10.6 micrometers CO<sub>2</sub> laser orthodontic procedures
By: Kaplan, Martin and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2015 in Orthodontic Practice US

The many uses for a soft tissue CO2 laser in orthodontics, such as gingivectomies, frenectomies, exposure of impacted teeth, and others, feature minimal blood loss and reduced discomfort for the patients...

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Laser-Assisted Removal of Irritation Fibroma
By: Levine, Robert and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2014 in Global Laser Oral Health

The excision of irritation fibromas, with the flexible fiber waveguide 10,600-nm CO2 laser is a minimally invasive and typically suture-free surgical modality that ensures dependable treatment of fibromas. It is, in many respects, superior to most of the alternative treatment options.

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Functional Frenectomy (Osteopathically Guided)
By: Geis, Michael, Kundel, Leonard, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2018 in Dental Sleep Practice

In order to rebuild the necessary orofacial function in adult patients, a Tongue-Tie Functional Release includes the mandatory pre- and post- frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the CO2 laser frenectomy...

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Tongue-Tie Functional Release
By: Fabbie, Paula, Kundel, Leonard, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2016 in Dental Sleep Practice

A tongue-tie functional release includes mandatory pre- and post myofunctional therapy and the CO2 laser frenectomy, preferably under topical anesthesia and combined with Tongue Movement Assessment to achieve optimal function.

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