The amazing spectrum of light – LASER

Authors

  • Lakshmi S Reddy Private Practitioner
  • Vineeth Guduri Vishnu Dental College https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5710-5052
  • Anoop Chowdary P Expert Dental Care
  • Siddharth Y Gosavi Institute of Dental Education and Advanced Studies
  • Shammas Mohammed IBN SINA Medical College

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37983/IJDM.2019.1302

Keywords:

Co2, diode, Er: YAG lasers, Nd: YAG, photodynamic therapy

Abstract

“In right light at right time everything is extraordinary”- says Aaron Rose. This is very true with respect to lasers. Discovery of lasers from the spectrum of light has revolutionized the technology in many fields. The word “LASER” means Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. They offer many useful clinical applications for general dentists in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. There are many clinical, aesthetic, and psychological reasons to use lasers. Herein we present a brief overview of “THE AMAZING SPECTRUM OF LIGHT”

Author Biographies

Vineeth Guduri, Vishnu Dental College

Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College

Anoop Chowdary P, Expert Dental Care

Private Practitioner, Expert Dental Care, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Siddharth Y Gosavi, Institute of Dental Education and Advanced Studies

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Institute of Dental Education and Advanced Studies, Gwalior - 474011, Madhya Pradesh, India.

 

Shammas Mohammed, IBN SINA Medical College

Associate Professor, IBN SINA Medical College, Department of Dentistry, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

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Published

2019-12-31

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