The hygienist can use the diode laser in a variety of ways depending on licensure and state laws. The diode can be used to actively remove inflamed tissue or just as a disinfection tool to kill bacteria. It can also be used therapeutically in a variety of ways to assist in the healing of various problems.
Join us as we review key principles and share a variety of pearls that will allow you to practice safely and efficiently.
We will cover :
Understanding some basic science as it relates to diode lasers.
Periodontal Therapy: The realities of what can and cannot be achieved with diode lasers.
Photobiomodulation: - Does it really work?