Archives by Tag 'laser procedures'

The Latest Trailblazer in Dentistry—Lasers

Dental Technology

02/05/2010
No longer reserved for science-fiction movies, lasers have revolutionized medicine and are now blazing new trails in dentistry. Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of lasers in dentistry in 1991 for soft tissue surgery, their acceptance and use continues to grow. Now lasers are used more...

Experience Less Postoperative Pain with Laser-Guided Dentistry

Dental Technology

02/04/2010
Since the mid-1960s, lasers have proven to be powerful surgical tools. The word “laser” is an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation,” which means that the intense and narrow beam of light is of one wavelength. A medical laser device includes a source of electricity, mirrors to more...