Twenty-first Century Laser-Assisted Dentistry
Thursday, May 7
Time: 8:15 - 11:15 am
Course Code: T 130
Quick Summary: Lasers are cool. Just ask Austin Powers. Looking forward, the ability to expand your scope of services is critical. Learn how it's not as complex or expensive to implement as you might think.
Fee: Doctors $63 All Others $22
Course Description: This presentation will contrast the daily challenges faced in the conventional delivery of a variety of dental procedures against the solutions offered through laser-assisted dentistry. This lecture is for the dentist, hygienist, and assistant and covers various laser applications. These general applications include cavity preparations, various soft tissue procedures, endodontic preparation, and bony procedures such as crown lengthening and tori reduction. In addition, laser dental hygiene applications will be discussed. Examples of these procedures using both the diode laser and the hard tissue laser will be shown.
- Understand basic laser safety and physics.
- Learn clinical applications of dental hard and soft tissue lasers.
- Learn common laser dental hygiene applications.
Course most appropriate for: Dentists, Hygienists, and Clinical Assistants
C.E. Hours: 3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code: 260