LASER is the acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Lasers have been used for oral soft tissue dental procedures for more than 30 years, and have been researched since the mid 1960s. Improvements in technology have given the dentists many innovative treatment options. The present article reviewed the uses of lasers in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Key words: Laser, Soft tissue, Technology.
Corresponding author: Dr. Pallavi Choudhary, Post graduate student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Oxford Dental College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
This article may be cited as: BS Santosh, Aiyappan HK, Choudhary P, S Varsha, Harikeerthy, Islam M, Daniel D. Laser for Soft Tissue Procedures in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(9):46-50.