Topic: Incorporating Lasers in General Dental Practice
Speaker: Dr. Krishnaraj Ganeshnarayan
Venue: The Ashhok Hassan, Hassan
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm on 15th November, 2019
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Dr. Krishnaraj Ganeshnarayan is a:
Health care professional, surgeon, researcher, mentor and academician with over 17 years of experience in providing Clinical Periodontal Care, Administrating Patient Care services, Quality Assurance, Performing Translational Research and Academic Teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate dental students.
Ph.D. (Oral Biology) from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, USA in 2012.
Certified in Infection Control approved by the New York State Department of Health, USA.
Certified in HIPAA regulations, UMDNJ, USA
Masters in Dental Surgery (MDS Periodontics): Completed a 3-year program in Periodontics from SDM College of Dental Sciences in 2004.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS): Completed a 5-year BDS program from VS Dental College, Bangalore in 1999.
Dental Lasers are among the newest advances in dental technology in contemporary dental practices. The advent of Laser dentistry, a minimally invasive approach has shown great advancement in the past few years. In this process, dentists use a laser device that transmits a highly concentrated beam of light to treat different dental conditions.
USES OF LASER DENTISTRY
It is used in:
Periodontal treatment (gum disease, gingivitis)
Reducing the discomfort of canker and cold sores
Exposing partially erupted wisdom teeth
Helping treat infections in root canals
Removing overgrown tissues caused by certain medications
Extracting muscle attachments that limit proper movement
Managing gum tissue during impressions for crowns or other procedures
Reshaping and removing gum and bone tissues during crown lengthening procedures
Speeding up tooth whitening procedures
This lecture and hands-on program give a brief insight into clinical applications of laser along with several clinical videos on patients and has on of laser using different vegetables to understand the effect of different power settings of the laser.