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Er-YAG Laser and Recurrent Caries - A review

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Dental News Volume XXII, Number III, September, 2015


By Dr. Cendrella Assaf, Dr. Emilie Mouchantaf, Dr. Assad Nasser, and Dr. Fadi Honein






Abstract
Purpose: To investigate the correlation between the application of Er-YAG laser prior to any composite restoration and the occurrence of recurrent caries.
Methods: A review based on the literature search in PubMed was performed.
Results: based on the synthesis of the reviewed literature, different topics concerning the Er-YAG effects, characteristics, as well as dental tissues changes are discussed and recommendations are revisited.