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Drs. Eric Linden and Peter Vitruk explore the peri-implantitis ablative laser treatment protocol Introduction Dental implants are widely used to replace missing teeth with a high rate of success and patient satisfaction.1,2 However, biological complications, such as peri-implantitis, pose a serious challenge for dental clinicians. Different studies estimated that peri-implantitis occurs in 10.7% – 47.2% …Read Article
Robert Levine, DDS, and Peter Vitruk, PhD, discuss CO2 laser efficiency in coagulation and healing Introduction The key to successful applications of soft tissue lasers and their advantages over other surgical tools is their ability to accurately cut and efficiently coagulate the soft tissue at the same time. However, not all lasers are efficient at both …Read Article
Drs. Joel L. Rosenlicht and Peter Vitruk discuss gingival hyperplasia and peri-implant pocket treatment using a CO2 laser Introduction The term gingival hyperplasia refers to excess gingival tissue growth. It can be caused by numerous factors, most common being periodontal disease, poor oral hygiene, medications, smoking, and ill-fitting denture prostheses.1,2 The treatment of hyperplasia includes …Read Article