- Laser curettage: an overviewDouglas N Dederich
Department of Periodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Compend Contin Educ Dent 23:1097-103. 2002..This article presents a review of the literature and a synopsis of the current scientific consensus regarding laser curettage, its effectiveness, its potential for collateral damage, and the scientific standards that apply...
- Lasers in dentistry: separating science from hypeDouglas N Dederich
Department of Periodontics, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans 70119 2799, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 135:204-12; quiz 229. 2004..Both soft- and hard-tissue applications have been discussed, including frenectomy, gingival contouring, caries removal and bleaching...
- Perceptions of dental schools from within and outside the universityDouglas N Dederich
Department of Periodontics, LSU School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, Box 138, New Orleans, LA 70119 2799, USA
J Dent Educ 68:1163-71. 2004..We suggest that these hypotheses form the basis of subsequent, more targeted, follow-up investigations with the intent of formulating specific recommendations for action...
- Laser curettage: where do we stand?Douglas N Dederich
Department of Periodontics at Louisianna State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans 70119 2799, USA
J Calif Dent Assoc 30:376-82. 2002..This paper explores whether any of these claims are true and whether laser curettage has any benefit in periodontal treatment...