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Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021
Article Page : 90-93
In today’s time laser has been used widely in various fields of dentistry, out of all one is in the field of orthodontics and proved to be as useful equipment. Specific lasers such as soft tissue lasers can be used in the treatment of exposure of the tooth surgically with its prime advantage of very less bleeding as well as little bit of swelling it is also helpful in reducing the potential of post reducing pain. Along with all this the other applications of lasers in the field of orthodontics are, they are helpful in etching the superior most surface of the tooth i.e. enamel as well as helpful in bonding of the bracket to the enamel and vice versa i.e. debonding of the bracket from the superior most surface of the tooth i.e. enamel. Lasers are also helpful in tooth movement along with reducing the pain threshold.
Keywords : Lasers, tooth movement, pain, reducing pain threshold, lasers in orthodontics
How to cite : Chaturvedi R, Ulla S T, Hussain F, Manzoor Z, Vaid R, Sadiq N U, Different applications of laser in the field of orthodontics: A review. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2021;7(2):90-93
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