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Themen der aktuellen Ausgabe 02/2009

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Titel
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Editorial
Prof Dr Norbert Gutknecht, WFLD President and Editor-in-Chief - Laser-magazine
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Table of Content
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Laser Supported Reduction of Specific Microorganisms in the Periodontal Pockets with the Aid of an Nd:YAG Laser An in vivo Study
Norbert Gutknecht, Parastoo Raoufi, RenŽ Franzen, Friedrich Lampert, Germany
Objective: We investigated the application of the Nd:YAG laser as an adjuvant possibility of treating periodontitis compared to conventional treatment on its own. Summary Background Data: To free the subgingival surroundings from periodontopathogenic germsÑan essential aim in the clinic for periodontologyÑthe use of laser seems to be particularly suitable owing to its germ-reducing effect known especially from endodontics...
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Er,Cr:YSGG apical resection and micro leakage evaluation An in vitro Study
Rocca JP1, France, Cianfrani C2, Italy, Nammour S3, Belgium, Bertrand MF4, France
Periapical surgery is a common procedure used in endodontics to resolve treatment failures when root end access is impossible and apical resection may be approached using different methods. The aim of this study was to assess the root end cutting efficiency of an Er,Cr:YSGG laser, its capability to prepare a retrograde cavity and value the microleakage of the retro-filled cavities and to compare with conventional bur methodologies. 24 human single rooted teeth were endodontically prepared and root canals were filled with a warm gutta-percha technique. Samples were randomly divided into two groups and retrograde cavities were prepared as follows: ...
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Laser-assisted re-establishment of Canine Guidance: Esthetic and Functional Reconstruction of Worn Canines
Carlos de Paula Eduardo1, Marina Stella Bello-Silva2, Karen Müller Ramalho3, Roberta Marques da Gra
The frequent occurrence of teeth wear and the harmful consequences of tooth surface loss have turned to be one of the greatest concerns among current dentistry issues.1 Teeth wear may have multiple causes and it is mainly related to the presence of parafunctional habits, such as bruxism ...
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Integration of diode laser surface decontamination in periimplantitis therapy - a twelve year review of a fit for practice concept
Georg Bach, Germany
After many years of great euphoria, a certain disillusion has spread in implantology, which is especially due to the reason that implants with corresponding suprastructures do not last forever, like it has often been pointed out. Anyway, complications cannot totally be excluded. Professor Herbert Deppe, Chair for the Dental Surgery and Implantology Department of Munich University, has recently reported on the fact that approximately an eights of incorporated implants show periimplantary lesions after about 10 years ...
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Use of Er:YAG laser in daily dental omnipractice
S. Maamary, S. Makhan, S. Nammour, Belgium
Dentistry is slowly evolving. Primitive dental drills were used in 18th and early 19th centuries. In the early 20th century the first electric burring instrument was created. In the 1970s, the turbine was introduced. The use of Er:YAG laser in dentistry laser began in the 1990s. Nowadays, this laser is highly appreciated in daily dental practice. Numerous manufacturers and engineers have fought to create more compact and efficient machines in order to respond to the needs of practitioners. The Er: YAG laser was submitted to loads of research thus resulting in many yearly scientific publications...
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Use of laser technology in the endodontic treatment
Sharonit Sahar-Helft, Israel
Laser technology is being developed very quickly, as well as the understanding of laser interaction with biological tissues. The development of new delivery systems, including thin and flexible fibers and new endodontic tips, has made it possible to apply this technology in various endodontic procedures. The purpose of this article is to describe the clinical applications of lasers in endodontics where conventional treatments cannot provide comparable results or are less effective.
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Depigmentation of gingivae and lip with Digital Pulsed Diode Laser-an integral part of Cosmetic Dentistry
Kenneth Luk, Hong Kong
Melanin is the most common natural pigment contributing to normal colour of the gums. Although ethnic and physiologic melanin pigmentation is not a medical pathosis, the appearance of pigmented gums is considered unaesthetic and overlooked at times in cosmetic dentistry assessments. Various laser wavelengths have been reported for removal of melanin pigment with good results. Removal of mucosa to the basal layer is the common procedure using lasers or conventional abrasive technique using diamond burs. Pigmentation of the lip is another aesthetic concern to patients affecting their confidence and quality of life...
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Laser dentistry is boomingAn interview with Prof Dr Norbert Gutknecht
An interview with Prof Dr Norbert Gutknecht
On the occasion of IDS 2009, the international leading trade fair for dentists, dental technicians, dental industry as well as for specialist dental trade, we met Prof Dr Norbert Gutknecht from RWTH Aachen University at the booth of Oemus Media AG.
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Continuing Education Courses of AALZ: Part 1-Master of Science in "Lasers in Dentistry"
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In cooperation with the Clinic for Dental Conservation, Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Excellence RWTH Aachen, the Aachen Center for Laser Dentistry (AALZ) has created the first dental laser education institute in Germany. Known for its research in laser-assisted dentistry, it cooperates nationally and internationally with major research facilities.
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Selected Events 2009/2010
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WFLD congress as a parallel arrangement of the AEEDC 2010 and The 6th National SILO Congress in Salerno
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Mr Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of AEEDC¨ Dubai, and Dr Burton Conrod, President of the World Dental Federation (FDI), had signed a memorandum of understanding on March 11th, 2009, on the occasion of the AEEDC¨ Dubai Night, at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa Hotel, in the presence of Dr Tariq Khoory, Director of Dental Department at the Dubai Health Authority, and a number of local and international representatives. The FDI represents one million Dentists Worldwide, and now the MOU will provide Continuing Learning Programs to dentists who are registered members of the FDI and AEEDC¨ Dubai. AEEDC¨ Dubai was granted an exclusive authorization in the Middle East and North Africa to employ this program.
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2nd Congress of World Federation for Laser Dentistry-European Division
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After the first international congress of the WFLD (former ISLD) in 2008 in Hong Kong, the meeting of the European Division of the WFLD took place from May 14-17, 2009, in the Harbiye Askeri Museum & Conference Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The Congress President, Prof Dr Ferda Tasar, addressed welcome messages after she succeeded in joining more then 300 people from 22 countries, under the motto ”let s enlighten where the continents meetÓ...
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2nd Pan-hellenic Congress for Laser Dentistry
Dimitris Strakas, Greece
The second Pan-hellenic Congress for laser Dentistry was held during 27-29 March 2009 in Athens. Greek Society for Laser Dentistry (GSLD) organised a complete three-day program at Hotel Titania, right in the heart of Athens under the title: ”Lasers in Dentistry: The new clinical realityÓ...
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Sociedad Espaola de Laser Odontoestomatol—Congreso de la SELO
Josep Arnabat, Spain
This past November (28-29 November 2008) we celebrated the IX SELO Congress 2008 in the city of Salamanca. More than 150 professionalÑdentists, hygienists, and assistantsÑtook part in the conference held at the Alameda Palace Hotel located at in the center of the historic city of Salamanca. This was the first time that the Sociedad Espa–ola de L‡ser Odontoestomatol—gico worked together with Ordem dos MŽdicos Dentistas has organized the First Laser Meeting Hispano-Luso, in part because of the close proximity of Salamanca to Portugal. We also celebrated the 3rd edition of the meeting for the hygienist and dentist assistants...
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Manufacturer News
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