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Evaluation of the use of four different lasers in oral soft tissue surgery
Author(s): Lajos Gaspar
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Paper Abstract

There have been 4032 laser surgical operations for the last 7 years with first generation lasers available CO2, Nd:YAG, Argon, Combo (CO2 + $Nd:YAG). The most important experience, the advantages and disadvantages of application are shown by the evaluation of the results and complications. In oral soft tissue surgery there have been established the most important indicational circles of the use of first generation lasers. The clinical introduction of a second generation of surgical lasers Ho:YAG, ER:YAG, Excimer etc. brings new possibilities in not only hard tissue surgery, but it also widens the advantages of the use of surgical lasers in the surgery of oral soft tissues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1984, Advanced Laser Dentistry, (17 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207013
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Lajos Gaspar, Central Military Hospital (Hungary)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1984:
Advanced Laser Dentistry
Gregory B. Altshuler; Richard J. Blankenau; Harvey A. Wigdor, Editor(s)

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