Soft-tissue management using an Er,Cr:YSGG laser during restorative procedures

Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2008 Jan-Feb;29(1):46-9.


Effective management of gingival tissues in restorative dentistry poses a challenge to practitioners. Many methods and materials are available to dental professionals to manage tissue. This article will demonstrate the use of an Er,Cr:YSGG laser as an effective, minimally invasive technology to manage soft tissue during restorative procedures.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Dental Cavity Preparation / instrumentation
  • Dental Impression Technique / instrumentation
  • Female
  • Gingivectomy / instrumentation*
  • Humans
  • Lasers, Solid-State / therapeutic use*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Root Caries / therapy