Lasers in orthodontics

Authors : Rajiv Ahluwalia, Shabih Fatima, Shruveta Srivastava, Parvinder Kaur

DOI : 10.18231/2455-1732.2018.0004

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Year : 0

Page No : 12-16

Dentistry, in all its neoteric era revolves around the techniques and procedures that are advantageous and patient friendly. Such a research led to the institution of light amplification and stimulated emission of radiation technique, both in medicine and dentistry. Lasers are currently being followed in all the specialties including orthodontics, wherein it has dramatically decreased the treatment timings, resulting in better outcomes along with pain reduction procedures, greater patient satisfaction and a superior practice.

Keywords: Light amplification and stimulated emission of radiation (LASER), Orthodontics, Dentistry, LLLT, Accelerated tooth movement, Crown lengthening, Micro-etching of enamel.

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