Laser Therapy in Periodontal Treatment
While various laser technologies are available to oral health professionals, the evidence supporting their use in treating periodontal disease is mixed.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the types of lasers used in dentistry.
- Discuss the available evidence on the efficacy of laser therapy in dentistry.
- Explain the American Dental Association and American Academy of Periodontology statements on laser use in dentistry.
This course was issued in the November/December 2015 issue and expires 12/31/18. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.