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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Infant Frenectomy with 10.6 micrometers Dental CO<sub>2</sub> Laser
By: Kaplan, Martin, Hazelbaker, Alison, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2015 in Washington Academy of General Dentistry Newsletter

Once properly diagnosed, infant lip-ties and tongue-ties can be safely and efficiently released with the soft tissue 10,600 nm CO2 laser with predictable and repeatable tissue response, fast ablation and instant hemostasis...

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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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