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

An extensive tongue-tie functional release includes mandatory pre- and post frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the SuperPulse CO2 Laser frenectomy, preferably under topical anesthesia and combined with Tongue Movement Assessment for Ideal Release to achieve optimal function.

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Laser Mucocele Removal in Pediatric Patients
By: Levine, Robert and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2016 in Dentaltown

Clinical efficacy is largely based on the CO2 laser's excellent coagulation properties because of the close match between coagulation depth and gingival blood-capillary diameters. The CO2 laser also minimizes damage to surrounding tissues, reduces postoperative swelling and edema, and lowers the risks of complications, making it a superb surgical solution for mucocele removal.

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Laser use in scaling and root planing
By: Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2015 in The Journal of the American Dental Association

The “sound scientific basis and proven efficacy in order to ensure public safety” is one of the main eligibility requirements of the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP)

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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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