International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | United States of America | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023


Low Level LASER Effectiveness in Reducing Complications Associated with Surgical Removal of Impacted Lower Third Molars: Systematic Review

Almajdi Rafal | Almajdi Hussein | Abeer M. Hassan


Abstract: Background: The use of Low-Level Laser therapy in health care has been documented in the literature for more than three decades and it has been shown to exert reliable effects on the acceleration of the wound healing process. Aim of the Study: This study aimed to review the therapeutic laser's effectiveness in controlling pain and swelling associated with surgical removal of impacted third molars. Material and Methods. Materials and Methods: A MEDLINE (PubMed) search was conducted for the randomized controlled trials in the dental literature from 2016 up to 2021 and limited to human trials. The following keywords were used in the search: low level laser therapy after surgical extraction of lower third molar. Results: The total results of electronic search were (28) abstract and articles. Of the (28) articles, (20) articles were excluded, and only (8) which fit the inclusion criteria were involved in this research. Conclusion: Using intra-oral LLLT is useful in decreasing the intensity of pain and swelling after removal of impacted third molars.


Keywords: low level laser therapy after surgical extraction of lower third molar


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,


Pages: 1110 - 1113


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