Lasers – A Benefaction to Implant Dentistry

Journal Title: IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) - Year 2017, Vol 16, Issue 5


Lasers have been used for many years in implant dentistry. In some indications, laser treatment has become state of the art as compared to conventional techniques. The use of surgical lasers has been advocated to aid in the placement and second stage recovery of dental implants, together with soft tissue contouring. In addition, laser use has been suggested as an aid in decontamination of the implant surface in cases of periimplantitis. Lasers also have helped clinicians to overcome several complications and patient’s discomfort. Today, many types of lasers wavelengths are available for clinical usage. The aim of this article is to introduce the reader to laser application in implant dentistry and address many of the advantages of this type of treatment. This article is a comprehensive review of new laser applications in implant dentistry.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Aman Arora, Dr. Viram Upadhyaya, Dr Rupa Munjal, Dr Divya Malik, Dr Kirti Parashar


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  • EP ID EP595969
  • DOI 10.9790/0853-160501119125.
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Dr. Aman Arora, Dr. Viram Upadhyaya, Dr Rupa Munjal, Dr Divya Malik, Dr Kirti Parashar (2017). Lasers – A Benefaction to Implant Dentistry. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), 16(5), 119-125.