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Possibilities of the treatment of certain diseases in stomatology with the help of noninvasive laser therapy
Author(s): Leos Navratil; Blanka Navratilova
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Paper Abstract

Non-invasive laser therapy is currently frequently used in stomatological practice thanks to its analgesic, anti- inflammatory and biostimulating effects. Suitable indications and methodic procedures of treatment should be established to provide the relevant efficacy of the method. The work characteristics the efficacy of the treatment in selected indications with checking suitable physical parameters of laser radiation. The study was carried out on total of 382 patients divided into three groups depending on the method of the treatment. The treatment result were evaluated based on the above-mentioned effects expressed with the help of relevant coefficients. The result demonstrated the contribution of therapeutic laser to the treatment of herpetic affections, aphthae, erosions, decubiti on the mucous membrane, conditions after difficult extractions, papilitits, wounds after teeth resection, linqua geographica, scar and treatment aimed at reducing the dentin sensitivity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4166, Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (28 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389497
Show Author Affiliations
Leos Navratil, Charles Univ. (Czech Republic)
Blanka Navratilova, Independent Stomatosurgical Outpatient Dept. (Czech Republic)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4166:
Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Wilhelm R.A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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