International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023


LASER - A New Tool for Management of Oral Malodour

Dr. Nida Issa Shaikh | Dr. Rashmi Hegde | Dr. Raunak Baksh | Dr. Sayama Aga | Dr. Sakshi Nerkar | Dr. Sangeeta Muglikar


Abstract: Halitosis is an unpleasant odour which originates from the breath.That is caused by dental infections, periodontal infections, carious teeth, tongue coating, improper oral hygiene and non-oral causes like infections of tonsillar area ,throat . LASER - Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation is widely used in dentistry and periodontics. Lasers are recognized as an adjunctive or alternative approach in periodontal and peri-implant therapy. Recently, lasers have shown effective results in treatment of oral malodour.


Keywords: LASER-Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, VSCs-Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, PDT-Photodynamic Therapy, CCT-Chronic Caseous Tonsilitis, LCC-Laser cryptolysis by coagulation


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 542 - 548


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