Low-Level Laser Therapy in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
One of the basic aims of dental treatment is to impart painless treatment for patients. Intra-operatively this aim it is very well managed by use of proper regional block with local anaesthesia and post-operatively it can be reduced by use of analgesics. Analgesics have its own disadvantage and side effects. To overcome this laser can be used in reduction of pain, swelling and inflammation and restore normal function. High dose of lasers causes side effect and proven to be harmful. To reduce these side effects Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is used.