Lasers in Dentistry
Hands-on course
03 May 2018, 9:00-18:00 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Date: 03 May 2018

Location: Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre, Dubai, UAE

Target Audience: Dentists

Accreditation: 7 CE


Topics to be discussed:

  • A brief introduction to Laser Physics and Laser-tissue interaction.
  • Diode laser treatment indications, possibilities and limitations.
  • Using Diode Lasers in Everyday Practice.
  • Er,Cr:YSGG Laser treatment indications, possibilities, and limitations.
  • Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser in Cosmetic, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, and Everyday Practice
  • Live Lasers Demonstrations with Diode Lasers
  • Live Lasers Demonstrations with Er,Cr:YSGG Lasers
  • Hands-on Practical with both wavelength


Agenda

09:00 – 09:30
Lecture: What is LASER?
  • Brief introduction to Laser Physics:
  • How to choose the correct wavelength?
  • What are the limitations?
  • What is a laser-tissue interaction?
09:30 – 11:00
Lecture: Using Diode Lasers in Everyday Practice
  • Biostimulation and treatment of TMD
  • Treatment of Herpes Labialis and Aphthous Ulcers
  • Sulcular Debridement and pocket disinfection
  • Endodontic Disinfection
  • Soft tissue management (gingivoplasty and tooth exposure)
  • Frenectomy
  • Operculectomy
  • Implant second surgery
  • Troughing for impressions
  • Bleaching
11:00 – 11:15
Discussion
11:15 – 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30
Lecture: Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser in Cosmetic, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, and Everyday Practice Part 1
  • Smear free cavity preparation
  • Class V cavity preparation
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Veneer/laminate preparation
  • Removal of laminates without harming the porcelain
  • Root Canal Preparation
  • Apical Surgeries
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15
 Lecture: Using Er,Cr:YSGG Laser in Cosmetic, Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, and Everyday Practice Part 2
  • Treatment of peri-implantitis and implant bed preparation
  • Laser-assisted periodontal treatment
  • Frenectomy
  • Gingivoplasty
  • Depigmentation
  • Impacted tooth exposure
  • Soft tissue management
  • Fibroma excision
  • Closed flap crown lengthening
  • Interdisciplinary Dentistry
15:15 – 15:30
Discussion
15:30 – 15:45
Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:15
Live Laser Demonstrations with Diode Laser
  • Soft tissue surgeries on sheep head
  • Root Canal disinfection on an extracted tooth
  • Biostimulation applications on volunteers among the attendees
16:15 – 16:45
Live Laser Demonstrations with Er,Cr:YSGG Laser
  • Soft tissue surgeries on sheep head
  • Root Canal preparation of the extracted tooth
  • Cavity preparation of the extracted tooth
16:45 – 17:30
Hands-on Practical
17:30 – 17:45
Exam
17:45 – 18:00
Final Discussion







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