Clinical Approach of Laser Application in Different Aspects of Pediatric Dentistry

Sara Ghadimi--- Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Laser Research Center of Dentistry (LRCD), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Nasim Chiniforush--- Laser Research Center of Dentistry (LRCD), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Stephane Ayoub Bouraima--- Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,
Maryam Johari--- Student of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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The application of laser in dentistry is considered as a favorable technique for patients due to its many advantages compare to other current methods. One of the main goals in pediatric dentistry is to provide the treatment as comfortable as possible without any risks for the care. Laser is being used in different pediatric dental conditions including caries detection, caries removal and cavity preparation, soft tissue surgery and in low level laser therapy applications. The application of current common lasers in dentistry resulted in less stress and fear in patients during dental procedures, also leading to more conservative non-invasive methods for soft and hard tissues with minimal discomfort and bleeding


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hard tissue; soft tissue; pediatric dentistry; laser

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