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Resection of the Tooth Apex with Diode Laser

Tz. Uzunov / P. Uzunova / T. Uzunov / R. Grozdanova
Published Online: 2014-11-05 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/amb-2014-0006

Summary

An “in vitro” experimental study has been carried out on 70 extracted teeth. A laser resection of the root apex has been carried out with diode laser beam with a wavelength of - 810 ± 10 nm. Sequentially a radiation with increasing power has been applied, as follows: 1,3 W, 2W, 3W, 4W, 5W, 6W, 7W, in electro surgery mode. Successful resection of the tooth apex has been performed at: 3W; 4W; 5W; 6W and 7W power. It was established that when laser resected the tooth apex carbonizes.

Keywords : diode laser; apical osteotomy; "Denlase"

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Published Online: 2014-11-05

Published in Print: 2014-06-01


Citation Information: Acta Medica Bulgarica, ISSN (Online) 0324-1750, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/amb-2014-0006.

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