1 May 1995 Applications of flexible hollow waveguides in the oral cavity
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Flexible plastic waveguides were used in several fields of dentistry for treatments in the oral cavity. Soft tissue lesions were treated applying CO2 laser energy. A new technique for dental implants was suggested using a combination of Er-YAG and CO2 laser energy. Cavity preparation in the teeth was performed using the Er-YAG laser radiation and CO2 energy transmitted by the waveguides was used for root canal treatments.
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Israel Gannot, Israel Gannot, Shlomo Calderon, Shlomo Calderon, Jacob Dror, Jacob Dror, Nathan I. Croitoru, Nathan I. Croitoru, } "Applications of flexible hollow waveguides in the oral cavity", Proc. SPIE 2394, Lasers in Dentistry, (1 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207433; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.207433
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