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Laser treatment of first degree carious lesions
Author(s): Peter Rechmann; Christian G. Pilgrim; Thomas Hennig
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Paper Abstract

The therapy of initial carious lesions aims in a minimal invasive removal of infected dental hard tissue. Typically standard preparation instruments bear the risk of removing a big amount of sound structures as a result of access. On the other hand the competence of Er:YAG lasers for caries removal has been repeatedly proven.

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Date Published: 27 April 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4249, Lasers in Dentistry VII, (27 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.424502
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Peter Rechmann, Heinrich-Heine-Univ. Duesseldorf (United States)
Christian G. Pilgrim, Heinrich-Heine-Univ. Duesseldorf (Germany)
Thomas Hennig, Heinrich-Heine-Univ. Duesseldorf (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4249:
Lasers in Dentistry VII
Peter Rechmann; Daniel Fried; Thomas Hennig, Editor(s)

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