Biophotonic Based Orofacial Rehabilitation and Harmonization

  • Rosane de Fatima Zanirato Lizarelli
  • Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato


Dentistry is a field that has been evaluated to act beyond the teeth. Treatment of diseases such as gingivitis, neuralgia, and others is common nowadays. The constant demand created by the highest life expectations of men and women requires constantly changing procedures. Geriatric dentistry is, today, a specialty among the general dental activities. This constant evolution is directing dentistry to offer patients much more than the conventional curative procedures, also migrating to rehabilitation and to aesthetic restoration to promote full harmonization. Based on modern technologies, with special attention to those promoted by biophotonics, orofacial rehabilitation and harmonization is becoming a reality. In this chapter, we describe a collection of procedures and technologies that has allowed orofacial biophotonics-based rehabilitation and harmonization to become a new specialty for modern dentistry.


Laser LED Dentistry Rehabilitation Orofacial Biophotonics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosane de Fatima Zanirato Lizarelli
    • 1
  • Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato
    • 1
  1. 1.Biophotonics Laboratory - Physics Institute of Sao CarlosUniversity of São PauloSão CarlosBrazil

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