Patient perceptions and clinical efficacy of labial frenectomies using diode laser versus conventional techniques


Uraz A., Cetiner F. D., Cula S., Guler B., Oztoprak S.

JOURNAL OF STOMATOLOGY ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.119, no.3, pp.182-186, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 119 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jormas.2018.01.004
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF STOMATOLOGY ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.182-186
  • Keywords: Diode lasers, Surgery, Frenectomy, Postoperative complications, Oral soft tissue, ND-YAG, TISSUE, SURGERY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of present study was to compare the keratinized gingival tissue measurements, degree of subjective complaints and functional complications of using an 980 nm diode laser versus a scalpel for labial frenectomies.