Lasers in Restorative Dentistry

A Practical Guide

  • Giovanni Olivi
  • Matteo Olivi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Restorative Dentistry Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Vasilios Kaitsas, Giovanni Olivi
      Pages 3-22
    3. Giovanni Olivi, Matteo Olivi
      Pages 23-36
  3. Basic Science of Laser Dentistry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Matteo Olivi, Giovanni Olivi
      Pages 39-50
    3. Giovanni Olivi, Matteo Olivi
      Pages 51-85
    4. Roeland De Moor, Katleen Delmé, Filip Keulemans
      Pages 87-107
  4. Clinical Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Giovanni Olivi, Maria Daniela Genovese
      Pages 111-139
    3. Giovanni Olivi, Maria Daniela Genovese, Matteo Olivi
      Pages 141-222
    4. Giovanni Olivi, Maria Daniela Genovese
      Pages 223-247
    5. Giovanni Olivi, Stefano Benedicenti
      Pages 249-268
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 269-274

About this book


This book presents the state of the art in the use of laser in restorative dentistry. After discussion of relevant background, basic physics, and laser types, the full range of clinical applications is covered with the aid of more than 600 clinical photographs, charts, and tables. In addition to conventional indications, newer operative procedures that reliably yield favorable outcomes are carefully described step by step. The authors’ own research findings and clinical cases are included in the book, which also provides a complete, up-to-date review of the international literature on laser adhesive dentistry.

Lasers in Restorative Dentistry will be a valuable guide for general dentists who use the laser in their daily practice and are seeking advice on how to improve the quality of their work. If you are a new, experienced, or even advanced laser user, this book will be an exceptionally useful resource. Enjoy delving into the wonderful world of laser dentistry!


Adhesive Dentistry Carious Removal Laser Cavity Preparation Laser Hard Tissue Interaction Pulp Therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Giovanni Olivi
    • 1
  • Matteo Olivi
    • 2
  1. 1.RomeItaly
  2. 2.RomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47316-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47317-7
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