The Academy of Laser Dentistry Publishes the Latest Edition of the Journal of Laser Dentistry

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The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), an international, professional membership association, announced the availability of the latest edition of its peer-reviewed serial publication, the Journal of Laser Dentistry (JLD).

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This issue provides practical advice from some of laser dentistry’s most knowledgeable clinicians, researchers, and educators. Highlights of this 153-page digital issue include the following:

  • An examination of the effect of photobiomodulation on chemoradiation-induced xerostomia and oral mucositis
  • The effectiveness of various laser wavelengths for desensitization of hypersensitive dentine
  • The advantages and limitations of a closed, Er:YAG laser-assisted surgical approach to esthetic crown lengthening
  • A technique for low-energy ablation of oral lichen planus with a 9300-nm CO2 laser
  • Phototherapy for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.

What’s more, these clinical topics are complemented by insightful interviews, thought-provoking commentaries, a compilation of photobiomodulation resources, and more.

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The latest edition of the Journal of Laser Dentistry and other recent issues are immediately accessible to ALD members at as one of several valuable member benefits.

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About the ALD

The ALD is the only independent and unbiased non-profit association devoted to laser dentistry and includes clinicians, academicians, and researchers in all laser wavelengths. The Academy is devoted to clinical education, research, and the development of standards and guidelines for the safe and effective use of dental laser technology. The ALD was founded in 1993, with the merging of the International Academy of Laser Dentistry, the North American Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the American Academy of Laser Dentistry.

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