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Er:YAG laser in periodontics. Implication in the orthodontic treatment plan Volume 81, issue 1, 82e réunion scientifique de la S.F.O.D.F. – L'orthodontiste, le parodonte et l'A.T.M. : objectif Qualité

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The Er:YAG laser is used in periodontal surgery to remove excess tissue formations and to clean periodontal pockets. Combined with ultrasonic procedures lasers have significantly advanced the parameters of periodontal surgery. The goal of this article is to review the working mechanisms of the Er:YAG laser in the wide variety of its applications in complex treatment situations in both periodontics and orthodontics.