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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.5.NQ22199

Comparative Study of Oral Soft Tissue Operations Using a Laser vs. a Scalpel

Maha Waleed Alghazali, Rasha Abduljaleel Althabit, Abdulkareem Hussain Alwan, Madiha Fouad Jameel, Afnan Abdulkareem Hussain

Abstract

Background: The oral cavity, which stretches from the lips to the oropharynx, is the initial portion of the digestive system. Materials and Method: Twenty-eight separate oral soft tissue surgeries were performed, fourteen with a 940 nm Diode laser with an output power of 1W and the other fourteen with a scalpel. Results: Although there was no difference in healing between the two groups, patients who were operated on with a laser felt more comfortable than those who were operated on with a conventional manner.

Keywords

Diode Laser, Frenectomy, Gingivectomy, Oral Soft Tissue Operation, Scalpel

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