Pediatric Use of Dental Lasers
With applications ranging from soft tissue surgery to sealant and caries preparations, dental lasers represent a viable treatment modality for 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 published in the June 2018 issue and expires June 2021. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.