Lasers in Dentistry (v.01)
Prepare the dental hygienist to use diode lasers safely & effectively to treat periodontal disease in dental patients with Laser Bacterial Reduction & Laser Assisted Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy. Laser history, basic laser safety, physics, clinical applications & procedures in the dental office. Students will apply dental laser soft tissue procedures on a porcine jaw in a lab setting, & learn safety guidelines for performing the role of Laser Safety Officer in a dental office setting.Additional Details
Understand laser history, basic laser safety, physics, clinical applications and procedures in the dental office.
Apply dental laser soft tissue dental hygiene clinical procedures on a porcine jaw in a lab setting.
Develop a plan to play the role of the Laser Safety Officer in a dental office setting.
Practice using laser on a clinical patient without the laser light activated.
Visual competency in applying laser practices.