Use of Er:YAG Laser in Conservative Dentistry and Adhesion Process

  • Gianfranco Semez
  • Carlo Francesco Sambri


This chapter deals with the use of Er:YAG laser in conservative laser dentistry as well as its part in the interaction with the adhesion process. Er:YAG laser is helpful in conservative dentistry. Its property to be absorbed by water and apatite can help clinicians in selective and microinvasive decay removal from tooth structure. The importance of using repeatable clinical protocol, to obtain a very strong adhesion effect with materials, brings medium- and long-term results of efficacy in conservative rehabilitations. The precision of the laser beam and its selectivity give the possibility to create new shapes for conservative cavity preparation.


Er:YAG laser Conservative dentistry Micro leakage Adhesion Threshold ablation 


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  • Gianfranco Semez
    • 1
  • Carlo Francesco Sambri
    • 1
  1. 1.Semez srlTriesteItaly

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