Dental Laser Applications in Pediatrics
With indications ranging from soft tissue surgery to caries preparation, dental lasers can help clinicians maintain optimal oral health in this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain laser development and technologies, operating modes, and related safety considerations.
- Describe common applications for dental lasers in pediatric populations.
- Cite examples of soft tissue laser procedures suitable for children and adolescents.
This course was issued in the July 2018 issue and expires 7/31/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.