8 February 2017 Compact Nd:YAG laser operating at 1.06, 1.32, and 1.44 μm for dental caries effective disinfection
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Proceedings Volume 10044, Lasers in Dentistry XXIII; 100440A (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2251453
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2017, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
The analysis of the disinfection effect of Nd:YAG laser radiation was investigated for patients with high concentration of Streptococcus mutans in saliva (positive result in Saliva-check mutans test). For the interaction the Nd:YAG laser system generated separate switchable wavelengths with the maximum output energies 1.1, 0.6, and 0.3 J for wavelength 1.06 μm, 1.32, μm and 1.44 μm, respectively, was used. Our study proved that after the laser irradiation the Saliva-check test showed negative presence of Streptococcus mutans. The disinfection effect was confirmed for all used radiation wavelength. For 1.44 μm this effect was reached with a smallest energy density.
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Tat'jana Dostálová, Tat'jana Dostálová, Helena Jelínková, Helena Jelínková, Martina Kadlecová, Martina Kadlecová, Michal Němec, Michal Němec, Jan Šulc, Jan Šulc, Martin Fibrich, Martin Fibrich, Karel Nejezchleb, Karel Nejezchleb, Nickalai Kapitch, Nickalai Kapitch, Václav Škoda, Václav Škoda, } "Compact Nd:YAG laser operating at 1.06, 1.32, and 1.44 μm for dental caries effective disinfection", Proc. SPIE 10044, Lasers in Dentistry XXIII, 100440A (8 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2251453; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2251453
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