Module I: 31March , 1-2 April 2016.
Laser photonic energy. Historical aspects of laser development.
Relationship of laser emission to “ordinary” light.
Production of laser photonic energy by solid-state, gas and semi-conductor- based laser machines. Emission modes.
Laser wavelengths used in dentistry and an overview of their application.
Laser-tissue interaction. Clinical case design.
Laser Safety. Low-level laser energy use in dentistry.
Module II: 26-27-28 May 2016.
Laser use in oral hard tissue management.
Laser wavelengths and consideration of optimal power parameters relative to absorption phenomena.
Laser interaction with enamel, dentine, cementum, dental caries.
Laser interaction with alveolar bone.
Laser use in endodontics – orthograde and retrograde applications.
Module III: 28-29-30 July 2016.
Laser use in oral soft tissue management.
Laser wavelengths and consideration of optimal power parameters relative to
Laser use in the management of non-keratinised or “loose” soft tissue structures
– lining mucosa, frenula, ventral tongue.
Laser use in the management of keratinised or “fixed” soft tissue – gingiva,
Laser use in periodontology – surgical and non-surgical applications.
Laser use in implantology.
Module IV: 24-25-26 November 2016.
Integration of lasers into dental practice – clinical and marketing aspects
Practical sessions in laser use.
Presentation of clinical cases. LIVE OPERATIONS.
Multiple-choice examination – Diploma
The four modules will be held at Misr University for Science and Technology (MUST) Laser Center, in 6th October City- Egypt.