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Laser Assisted Cosmetic Dentistry - Part 1 of 2

Description:
In this first of a two part series, Dr. Hugh Flax outlines the general use and advantages of lasers in everyday clinical aesthetic dentistry. Desensitization techniques as well as minimally invasive soft and hard tissue procedures are discussed. In addition, a clinical intra-operative demonstration video of the lasers use in the preparation of composite restorations is highlighted.

Date Added:
8/18/2012

Author(s):

Hugh Flax, DDS, PC Hugh Flax, DDS, PC
Dr. Hugh Flax received his DDS degree from Emory University in 1983 following undergraduate Phi Beta Kappa honors. While doing a residency he did Posterior Composites r...
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Questions & Comments
Nicholas laudati - (3/13/2013 6:01 PM)

How is flowable composite holding up on the occlusal surfaces of molars?

Band Ditto64 - (8/24/2012 8:32 AM)

Kym; Try again. It must be your internet connection. It played all the way thru for me. Very basic overview but well worth it. Band

Kym Stock - (8/24/2012 1:38 AM)

I lost sound about 2/3 throught eh presentation.

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