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Erbium lasers in periodontology

Mariya Dimitrova Miteva, Elitsa Sabeva, Irena Georgieva, Ivailo Hristov


There are many advantages to using lasers in periodontal therapy, including better visualization of cutting, patient acceptance, and detoxification of a periodontal pocket. Other advantages are less invasive surgery to gain access, minimal wound contraction and scarring. Many of these concepts of laser therapy are posi­tive, although others still require research. There are clearly many favorable applications for lasers in peri­odontal therapy but further studies are necessary to determine in which procedures laser therapy can be best applied.


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Mariya Dimitrova Miteva
Medical University of Varna

Department of Periodontology and Dental Implantology, Faculty of Dental Medicine

Elitsa Sabeva
Medical University of Varna

Department of Periodontology and Dental Implantology, Faculty of Dental Medicine

Irena Georgieva
Medical University of Varna

Department of Periodontology and Dental Implantology, Faculty of Dental Medicine

Ivailo Hristov
Medical University of Varna

Department of Periodontology and Dental Implantology, Faculty of Dental Medicine

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