2017-2018 / MCER0067-1

Module 7 : Laser in oral surgery and periodontics and implantology


Number of credits

 University certificate : training in "the use of lasers in dental medicine"15 crédits 




Samir Namour

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English language

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Learning unit contents

Lasers and periodontics:

  • General aspects and state of the art in periodontology (diagnosis, treatments)
  • Periodontal microbiology
  • Lasers and periodontal treatments (soft tissues, hard tissues [cement, bone defects])
  • Indications, contra indications
  • How to choose the adapted wavelength?
Lasers, oral pathology, oral surgery:

  • General aspects and state of the art (soft tissues, hard tissues)
  • Anatomy of the oral cavity, maxillary and neck
  • Oral pathologies
  • Indications, contra indications on the use of lasers in oral surgery
  • Clinical cases and different treatments
  • How to choose the adapted wavelength?
Introduction to the different therapies in the fields of oral hard tissue surgery, and Implantology.

  • General aspects and state of the art in laser Implantology (diagnosis, treatments).
  • Implantitis microbiology
  • Lasers and implantitis treatments (soft tissues, hard tissues, bone defects)
  • Indications, contra indications.
  • How to choose the adapted wavelength?

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