Search Results for “Benefits of Laser Dentistry

 

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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LightScalpel Functional Frenectomies and Frenuloplasties: A Partial Literature Review
By: Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2020 in Dental Sleep Practice

Find out why doctors choose the LightScalpel CO2 laser when performing functional frenectomies and frenuloplasties. This partial literature review emphasizes the importance of oro-myofunctional therapy and weighs the differences between the LightScalpel and other laser modalities when treating tethered oral tissues.

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Managing an Atrophic Mandible With Short Implants
By: Winter, Richard | Published: 2018 in Dentistry Today

In this case short implants were used to allow for a fixed prosthesis. A variety of technologies, including the LightScalpel laser, helped facilitate ideal implant placement and were welcomed adjuncts for this case.

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Tongue-Ties and Sleep Issues (and More!)
By: Baxter, Richard | Published: 2018 in Dental Sleep Practice

A baby with an anterior (near or at the tip) tongue-tie or a hidden (submucosal) posterior tongue-tie is often born with a high arched palate. These common tethers keep the tongue in a low position in utero...

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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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Product Training

Learn skills and the science behind LightScalpel surgical CO2 lasers from the experts. Find out how to get laser certified and receive continuing education credits.

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