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Influence of low-intensity laser radiation upon the microflora of carious cavities and root canal
Author(s): Bogdan R. Shumilovitch; Valery Nekrylov; Leonid Mazo
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Paper Abstract

Laser stomatology- a relatively young branch of stomatology -has been developing actively lately. Bactericidal action of laser radiation enables to use it widely for processing carious cavities and root canals in the treatment of caries and its complications. 113 patients were studied by us. The 40 patients had antiseptic procedure of the caries cavity and then the procedure of laser therapy, so micro-organisms were found out in 26% cases. The 63 patients had antiseptic procedure only, so micro-organisms were found out in 70% cases. Control group were consisted of patients, where laser therapy was carried out without antiseptic remedies.

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Date Published: 17 April 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1984, Advanced Laser Dentistry, (17 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207026
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Bogdan R. Shumilovitch, Voronezh State Medical Academy (Russia)
Valery Nekrylov, Voronezh State Medical Academy (Russia)
Leonid Mazo, Voronezh State Medical Academy (Russia)


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

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