Lasers in Dentistry
Hands-on course
09 Feb 2018, 09:00 - 18:00 Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Topics to be discussed

  • Brief introduction to Laser Physics and Laser-tissue interaction.
  • Diode laser treatment indications, possibilities and limitations.
  • Using Diode Lasers in Everyday Practice.
  • Er,Cr:YSGG Laser treatment indications, possibilities and limitations.
  • Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser in Cosmetic, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry and Everyday Practice
  • Live Lasers Demonstrations with Diode Lasers
  • Live Lasers Demonstrations with Er,Cr:YSGG Lasers
  • Hands-on Practical with both wavelength

Agenda

09:00 – 09:30
Lecture: What is LASER?

*Brief introduction to Laser Physics:
*How to choose the correct wavelength?
*What are the limitations?
*What is laser-tissue interaction?
09:30 – 11:00
Lecture: Using Diode Lasers in Everyday Practice
  • Biostimulation and treatment of TMD
  • Treatment of Herpes Labialis and Aphtous Ulcers
  • Sulcular Debridement and pocket disinfection
  • Endodontic Disinfection
  • Soft tissue management (gingivoplasy and tooth exposure)
  • Frenectomy
  • Operculectomy
  • Implant second surgery
  • Troughing for impressions *Bleaching
11:00 – 11:15
Discussion
11:15 – 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30
Lecture: Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser in Cosmetic, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry and Everyday Practice Part 1
  • Smear free cavity preparation
  • Class V cavity preparation
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Veneer/laminate preparation
  • Removal of laminates without harming the porcelain
  • Root Canal Preparation
  • Apical Surgeries
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15
Lecture: Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser in Cosmetic, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry and Everyday Practice Part 2
  • Treatment of peri-implantitis and implant bed preparation
  • Laser assisted periodontal treatment
  • Frenectomy
  • Gingivoplasty
  • Depigmentation
  • Impacted tooth exposure
  • Soft tissue management
  • Fibroma excision
  • Closed flap crown lengthening
  • Interdisciplinary Dentistry
15:15 – 15:30
Discussion
15:30 – 15:45
Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:15
Live Laser Demonstrations with Diode Laser
  • Soft tissue surgeries on sheep head
  • Root Canal disinfection on extracted tooth
  • Biostimulation applications on volunteers among the attendies
16:15 – 16:45
Live Laser Demonstrations with Er,Cr:YSGG Laser
  • Soft tissue surgeries on sheep head
  • Root Canal preparation on extracted tooth
  • Cavity preparation on extracted tooth
16:45 – 17:30
Hands-on Practical
17:30 – 17:45
EXAM
17:45 – 18:00
Final Discussion