Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Video Details
The Potential of Lasers in Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy

Description:
Periodontal Disease continues to be the single most significant issue in dentistry. It effects the teeth, Implants and overall systemic health of our patients. This presentation describes the utilization of a specific laser energy in the treatment of periodontal bone loss around teeth and implants. The comparison of conventional techniques to laser therapy will also be discussed.

Date Added:
2/17/2016

Author(s):

I. Stephen Brown, DDS, FACD I. Stephen Brown, DDS, FACD
Dr. I. Stephen Brown, a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, earned specialty certification in Periodontics and Adult Orthodontics at the Univer...
[read more]






Online Videos / General / Other Specialties / The Potential of Lasers in Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy




Questions & Comments
Charles Schwimer - (2/29/2016 10:20 PM)

Ladies and Gentleman. The MILLENNIUM multi-center studies indicates Nd yag laser energy didn't have an adverse impact on healing of conventional root debridement. Nothing more. In order to evaluate the efficacy of laser energy, LASER ENERGY NEEDS TO BE THE INDEPENDANT VARIABLE IN THE STUDY DESIGN. For example: Control Group = LANAP protocol but without laser energy Test Groups 1- LANAP protocol with ND YAG laser energy 2- LANAP protocol with CO2 laser energy 3- LANAP protocol with Eribium laser energy 4- LANAP protocol with Diode laser energy And so on.... A study designed such as this compares the efficacy of the various laser energies alone and with each other. That is what we need to know.

snjezana pohl - (2/29/2016 3:19 PM)

Few days ago I visited MILLENNIUM sites, since I am thinking about introducing laser in our clinic. There is a paper to be found in "Research",published 2014. "Change in clinical indices following laser or scalpel treatment for periodontitis:A split-mouth, randomized, multi-center trial." Four quadrants:CD, SRP, MWF, LANAP.

Charles Schwimer - (2/28/2016 10:43 AM)

Gentleman. You correct in pointing out the ABSENSE OF PROPERLY DESIGNED STUDIES to evaluate the efficacy of the various laser protocols. In fact that studies to date seem to be intentionally designed NOT to answer the the MAIN QUESTION we have. WHAT DOES LASER ENERGY ITSELF ADD TO TREATMENT OUTCOME AND IS IT STATISTICALLY OR CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT? BTW LNAP protocol specifically indicates full mouth laser treatment as a criteria for success. So the split mouth model doesn't necessary apply to LANAP. How convenient. Chuck




Paul Kozy DDS - (2/28/2016 8:28 AM)

I have case of conventional 1/2 mouth and nd:yag other 1/2 mouth. Only about 6 months post laser. Will report when data collected.

marc nacar - (2/28/2016 2:48 AM)

Thank you Dr Brown for this great lecture. I have been using a Nd - yap Laser (LOKKI) since 1996 with same results. My question: do you use some H2O2 into the pocket when you shoot your Laser or do you shoot "dry"? Our protocol is quite similar to yours, except we add at 1 point H2O2 that we shoot at in order to potentialise its desinfectant effect.

Maurice Salama - (2/24/2016 10:43 AM)

Biggest issues we have is to compare conventional treatment on one side and laser treatment on the contra-lateral side in same patient. To my knowledge this has not been done? Dr. Salama

hiszam kassem - (2/24/2016 2:27 AM)

thanks

Edison Louie - (2/20/2016 10:51 PM)

Excellent presentation. Thank you for sharing the before and after of multiple cases.

Tarek Hussein - (2/19/2016 9:38 PM)

Thank you dr Stephen for this interesting presentation. How frequent you apply laser to treat a defect ? Can diode laser fulfill the treatment and if yes what is the recommended power ?

Related Videos
Non-Surgical Management of Progressive Condylar Resorption & Degenerative Joint Disease Premium Member Content

Non-Surgical Management of Progressive Condylar Resorption & Degenerative Joint Disease
This presentation does an overview of PCR/DJD in young female patients that is secondary to the use of ethinyl estradiol birth control pills. An overview of the pathophysiology and medical management as a component in the treatment of PCR/DJD is presented. There are several case reviews demonstrating diagnostic and non-surgical treatment protocol for non-surgical management of PCR/DJD. Closing recommendations for implementing early recognition and patient education of this condition are also provided.

Presented By:: Brian C. Mills, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
A Complete 3D Strategy to Esthetic Cross Arch Restorations: Guide Surgery & Soft Tissue Interface Management with CAD-CAM Restorations Premium Member Content

A Complete 3D Strategy to Esthetic Cross Arch Restorations: Guide Surgery & Soft Tissue Interface Management with CAD-CAM Restorations
I will highlight the benefits achievable through the use of guided planning, guided laboratory procedures and guided surgeries, while maintaining the fundamental principles of osseointegration. My ten years of scientifically proven experience and clinical follow-up in guided surgery and CAD/CAM biomimetic restorations will be shared with the audience to support clinical protocols as well as practical tips and tricks with case studies demonstrating each clinical scenario. New surgical and prosthetic improvements and novel proof-of-concept techniques to enhance the natural soft tissue integration will be presented. Viewers will also broaden their knowledge of hard and soft tissue surgical management through the guided surgery, discovering the latest implant designs and prosthetic interfaces designed to achieve an ideal soft tissue seal and bone level over time.

Presented By:: Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pozzi
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Digital Restorative Technologies, Implants, Aesthetics and Occlusion Premium Member Content

Digital Restorative Technologies, Implants, Aesthetics and Occlusion
CAD/CAM technology has the advantage of reduced clinical chair-time and reduced laboratory costs. The accuracy of these techniques has improved to the point where they are now comparable to conventional techniques. This presentation will review the current technology which allows the fabrication of an implant abutments through streamlined digital fabrication, that maximizes aesthetics and minimizes time and errors. In addition, this impression does not require the removal of the healing abutment. The fabrication of ceramic full coverage restorations and veneers, with an in-office technique, will also be demonstrated. Occlusion principles will be discussed as they relate to new materials and their application in private practice.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
OCCLUSION: Can We Possibly Simplify It? Premium Member Content

OCCLUSION: Can We Possibly Simplify It?
Over the past 20 years, many of us have been confused, frustrated, unsure and crazy about ... “How do I get my occlusion philosophy on the right path?” At NYU FMR we have developed tried and true techniques that are guaranteed to make you understand occlusion, contact points and mandibular movement that makes sense, is easy to diagnose and systematically treat with success. In addition being comfortable Restoring OVD, understanding TMJ joint position and treating the worn dentition. Using our SOT methods and Level 1-10 Occlusion Classification we can show you how to become successful in the “Occlusion” of your patients.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU)
Watch Now>>
The Role of Digital Technologies & Materials for Full-Arch Implant Reconstruction Premium Member Content

The Role of Digital Technologies & Materials for Full-Arch Implant Reconstruction
In prosthetic rehabilitations, we used for many years codified and widely described protocols in literature, with results that met our expectations and well above those of our patients. It is true that the advent of new technologies has enabled the dental team to use new material and new equipment that facilitated the production of an adaptation and an accuracy of the prosthetic rehabilitation that has, up to now, been difficult to obtain. In this presentation, we will analyze different cases, highlighting the operational differences that they have developed over time, with the increasing knowledge of the new materials and the daily developing of the new software's. It is also described how traditional materials and techniques have been replaced with other innovative new technologies, and how the results obtained with these are systematic and significantly better in updated generations prior.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century Premium Member Content

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century
Non-surgical periodontal therapy is a vital part of everyday dental practice. Since the majority of periodontal therapy is performed by general dentists and dental hygienists, it is critical that clinicians have all of the requisite skills and information needed to perform these services at the highest level possible. The purpose of this presentation is to provide the latest evidence- and practice- based information on periodontal debridement and adjunctive therapies that can improve patient outcomes. Though surgical procedures may still need to be performed in some sites, the majority of inflammatory periodontal disease can be eliminated or reduced significantly using the techniques and protocols discussed in this educational segment on non-surgical periodontal therapy.

Presented By::
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Credit)
Watch Now>>
Related Articles
Antibiotics in Dentistry

Antibiotics in Dentistry
The latest from the experts on which antibiotics to use for oral infections

Author(s): Richard Erickson, MS, DDS
View Article>>
Laser Dentistry Today

Laser Dentistry Today
Courtesy of Dentistry Today

Author(s): Ronald Goldstein, DDS
View Article>>
Mental Neuropathy Associated with Malignant Disease

Mental Neuropathy Associated with Malignant Disease
In the current report, we emphasize that mental neuropathy is often a sign of progressive or recurrent malignant disease, despite normal results of a mandibular radiograph in a diagnostic evaluation.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Michael Szikman, DDS, Roger Melkonain, DDS, Daniel Dubovsky, MD
View Article>>
Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2023

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register