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  • June 4, 2020 9:00 AM IST - 5:00 PM IST
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MODULE 1:

 

 Fundamentals of Lasers physics

  • Light propagation and interaction in nature.  
  • Electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Light physics.
  • History of laser development. 
  • Photo-electric effect.  
  • MASER & LASER.
  • Basic principles of laser light production.  
  • Population inversion phenomena. 

Laser tissue interaction 

  • Absorption phenomena. 
  • Photo ablation phenomena.
  • Laser ablation of soft tissue.  
  • Laser ablation of hard tissue.
  • Power density phenomena.

Laser safety 

  • IEC, ANSI Regulations.
  • Computation  of MPE, NOHD
  • Best Practice Approach

 

Low level   laser  use

  • Photobiomodulation
  • Low-level   photonic energy
  • Low-level   laser radiation
  • Extra-cellular aspects 
  • Photo-dynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Photodiagnosis. 
  • OCT techniques.

 

 

 

MODULE 2:

 

Laser   use with  soft tissue

  • Laser use with  non-keratinised, non-attached oral soft tissue
  • Laser use with keratinised, attached soft tissue.
  • Clinical techniques.  
  • Surgical procedure.

Laser   use  in  periodontology

  • Pathogenesis of periodontal disease. 
  • Gingival curettage.
  • Bacterial decontamination.
  • Calculus removal.
  • Reconstructive surgery.  
  • Infra-bony pocket treatment.  
  • GBR techniques. 
  • PACT techniques.

 

MODULE 3:

 

Laser  use with  hard  tissue

  • Absorption   phenomena  relative to wavelength
  • Thermal phenomena  relative to pulse delivery  
  • Hard tissue ablation.
  • Anatomical considerations.  
  • Cavity design considerations. 
  • Micro-retention composite technology 
  • Cavity preparation using laser photonic energy.
  • Laser tissue interaction with enamel.  
  • Prime chromophore interaction. 
  •  Spallation.
  • Laser tissue interaction with dentine.  
  • Removal of caries.
  • Adhesion to laser-treated tissues.  
  • Micro leakage and bond strength.  
  • Clinical procedures
  •   Deep dentin treatment and decontamination
  • Bone surgery- Anatomical Surgical Considerations.

Laser  use  in  Endodontics 

  • Endodontic treatment of deciduous and permanent teeth.
  • Absorption phenomena  relative to wavelength.
  • Laser pulpal flowmetry.  
  • Pulp capping. 
  • laser-assisted canal preparation. 
  • laser-assisted bacterial  reduction.
  • Laser-assisted  canal obturation.  
  • Laser-assisted apical  surgery
  • Dentine hypersensitivity.

 Laser  use   in  Implantology

  • Osseointegration in relation to Implantology.
  • Laser radiation in Implantology.  
  • Review of wavelength and temporal emission modes and effects on implant surface.
  • Laser-assisted procedures in  relation to implantology.  
  • Osteotomy preparation,  
  • Second- Stage recovery of implants.
  • Pathogenesis of peri-implantology.  
  • Use of laser radiation in the adjunctive treatment of peri-implantology.

 

  MODULE 4:

 

Laser use in Cosmetic Dentistry 

  • Pulsed light { IPL) and laser light for hair removal  
  • Skin rejuvenation-biostimulation, 
  • smoothening   of wrinkles,  
  • skin resurfacing,  
  • acne and scar reduction improving texture and laxity.
  • Modem concepts of smile design and Aesthetic  Dentistry
  • Tooth   Bleaching
  • Impression/ Gingival Sulcular preparation
  • Gingival   Re-contouring 
  • CAD-CAM impression 

Case  Studies 

  • Case presentation 
  • Photography
  • Photographic documentation 
  • Written descriptions of clinical cases will be submitted online, using a pre-formatted template file for assessment purposes.

 

 

Grading System

  • Theory examination
  • Practical examination
  • Clinical logbook evaluation
  • Written assignments
  • Case presentation
  • A minimum of 3 Clinical Procedures

Course Fees: All-inclusive Rs.2,47,557