Laser Dentistry Symposium Scheduled for April

Dentistry Today


The American Laser Study Club will present its Inaugural Symposium this spring, April 6 to April 8, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando International Drive Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Developed for new and experienced laser dentists, the event will provide an opportunity to earn up to 14 continuing education credits. 

C. Kumar N. Patel, PhD, MS, the inventor of the carbon-dioxide (CO2) laser, will be one of the keynote speakers. He will be joined by laser infant frenectomy pioneer Scott Siegel, MD, DDS, and laser educator and oral surgeon Robert A. Strauss, DDS, MD. Presenters and seminars also on the schedule will include:

  • Warren Seiler, MD, executive director of education, development, and accreditation at the American Board of Laser Surgery: Review of Laser Wavelengths Utilized in Modern Day Cosmetic Surgery Practice and American Board of Laser Surgery Certification Process
  • Richard B. Winter, DDS: LightScalpel 10,600-nm Laser Use in Advanced Reconstructive Implant Dental Practice
  • Martin A. Kaplan, DMD: Review of Laser Techniques for Biopsy of Infant and Pediatric Mucoceles and Fibromas 
  • Robert Convissar, DDS: Periodontitis and Peri-implantitis—State of the Art Laser-Assisted Tissue Regeneration 2018 and Ethical and Legal Ramifications of Using Diode Lasers for Closed Periodontal Pocket Therapy
  • Jack Krauser, DDS: The 10,600-nm SuperPulse CO2 Laser May Alleviate the Late Implant Failure Linked to Tissue Tension
  • Robert Levine, DDS: The State of the Art of Dental Lasers

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