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Surgical Track: Point - Counterpoint
Surgical Track: Point - Counterpoint
Moderator: Paul Fugazzotto, DDS

Friday Mar 2

Laser Treatment for Peri-implantitis, Myth or Reality?

  3:15 - 5:00 pm

Surgical Track: Point – Counterpoint

Moderator:
Paul Fugazzotto, DDS

Presenters:
Stuart Froum, DDS
Barry Levin, DMD
Stefan Renvert, DDS

 

 

 

 

 

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) define the role of laser-assisted therapy in the treatment of peri-implantitis; 2) identify the differences between the numerous commercially-available lasers and possible benefits of each type; 3) demonstrate how adjunctive laser treatment can enhance regenerative, peri-implant surgery for the treatment of peri-implantitis; 4) discuss clinical treatment results following the use of laser therapy; 5) describe the change of the sub gingival microflora after laser therapy; and 6) explain laser debridement during surgical procedures.