Laser technology is widely used in many medical professions such as ophthalmics, and it has revolutionized the way that patients undergo treatments.

Then why has laser technology not been rapidly adopted by the dental industry?

A recent article in Dental Economics explores the adaptability and practicality of diode lasers in dental practices. In particular, the article discusses how diode lasers were too bulky to conveniently move between dental operatories eight years ago. In addition, diode lasers had a high price tag.

However, with the recent introduction of AMD Lasers low priced diode, Picasso™, and Discus Dental’s compact NV Microlosar, dentists are becoming more receptive to the benefits of using surgical lasers.

Has laser technology finally found a home in dentistry? Early sales reports point to the emerging trend that diode lasers are here to stay.

Read more on the adaptability of diode lasers in dental practices in Dental Economics:

Dr. Joe Blaes Talks with Dr. Jeff Dalin About Diode Lasers