Er: YAG Laser in Handpiece

Pediatric dentistry requires a minimal-invasive approach with maximum preservation of the healthy teeth tissue, due to the small size of the teeth. One of LiteTouch™ Er:YAG Dental Laser's main advantages, is the ability to ablate small areas in a precise, gentle and minimal-invasive manner, layer-by-layer, ensuring treatment of the infected layer with maximum preservation of the healthy tissue and at the same time disinfection of the remaining affected dentin. For pits and fissures sealing, LiteTouch™ Er:YAG Laser guarantees a good and proper disinfection and cleaning of the pits and fissures and a better sealing of the sealant material, preventing the failure of the sealant treatment.

Pediatric dentists should apply certain special behavioral approaches when treating children. One of the most important approaches is the TELL-SHOW-DO approach. As demonstrated in different studies, the LiteTouch™ Laser, is very well accepted by children during the “SHOW” step, thanks to its unique design. The LiteTouch™ does not look like a medical tool and in a child’s memory, they recall a SPACE TOY (robot look-a-like).This allows the dentists to proceed to the next step - the “DO” step.

LiteTouch™ Er:YAG Dental Laser treatment presents minimum discomfort and less pain to the patient and in many cases, can be done with no anesthesia. The LiteTouch™ Er:YAG handpiece does not vibrate like conventional instruments and creates a gentle, non-intimidating sound, which transforms the dental treatment experience to a non-traumatic, patient-friendly one. Children prefer to be treated by a small, colorful, robot-look-alike device, rather than with the traditional drill.

Clinical Movies:

Lingual Frenectomy (Tongue Tie) procedure on 3 month old baby with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Dr. Raiza Cristina & Dr. Rhayssa Caetano, Brazil

Infant lingual frenectomy with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Dr. Marcelo Lopes, Brazil

Caries removal with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Dr. Simoni Herrero, Brazil

Minimally invasive preparation of pits and fissures with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Dr. Andrii Sapeliuk, Ukraine

Uncovering of unerupted incisor with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Dr. Arbex Filho and Dr. Andrea Murta, Brazil

Gingivectomy during Orthodontic treatment with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Prof. Georgi Tomov, Bulgaria

Gingivectomy with LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser
Prof. Georgi Tomov, Bulgaria

Articles & Clinical Cases:

1. Efficacy of laser photoacoustic streaming in peadiatric root canal disinfection - An ex-vivo study

2. Removal of a fibroma using an Er:YAG laser

3. Influence of Er:YAG laser on objective and subjective parameters of stress during sealant application in children

4. Laser-prepared and bonding-filled fissure sealing: SEM and OCT analysis of marginal and internal adaptation

5. Laserbasierte kariesexkavation in der kinderzahnmedizin (German)
Laser-based caries excavation in pediatric dentistry

6. Preventive approach in paediatric dentistry using Er:YAG laser

7. Subjective acceptance and pain perception of Er:YAG laser therapy in children

8. Minimally invasive treatment of dental caries in primary teeth using an Er:YAG Laser

9. Perception of Er:YAG laser dental caries treatment in adolescents
– A clinical evaluation

10. Minimally invasive Er:YAG laser caries treatment in primary teeth

11. Laser perfect for atraumatic procedures in paediatrics

12. Anxiety assessment during cavity preparation with Er:YAG laser and conventional rotary instruments


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