Lasers in Dentistry Update


Dr Ilay Maden

Lasers in Dentistry Update
Tuesday December 3rd


Dr Ilay Maden

Dr. Ilay Maden Ph.D., M.Sc. BDS. was born in 1980, in Istanbul, Turkey. He studied dentistry and did his Ph.D. studies for periodontology at University of Istanbul. He obtained his masters degree in Lasers from Aachen University, Germany. He currently holds a lecturer position at Aachen Dental Laser Centre, Aachen University and Bezmialem University, Istanbul. He is also a training instructor for International Continuing Education Centre for Dental Implants; IFZI – Germany and Seesaw Dental Training – UK. He holds many theoretical and hands-on courses on different lasers in dentistry, in different countries and regular hands-on courses for implantology in Germany and Turkey. He has been a speaker in a number of international congresses regarding lasers in dentistry. In addition to being on the editorial board of ProDentalCPD, he is also a reviewer for Lasers in Medical Science; one of the leading international journals in the field of medical applications of lasers and light.

Lecture Summary:

Development in the field of laser dentistry has taken place at a rapid pace in recent years. Therapeutic concepts that seemed merely fiction some years ago, are now a reality and form a valuable part in the spectrum of possible therapies. During the presentation, participants will find out what lasers are, what kinds of lasers are present and how they can benefit from using lasers in their practice including their advantages and disadvantages, indications and outcomes for soft and hard tissue lasers. These applications will be applied to all areas of dentistry including restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontology, oral surgery and implantology. You will learn about different lasers, when to use them, which lasers are suitable for hard and soft tissues.

  • Understand laser and the different types available
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of laser technology
  • Indications and outcomes for soft and hard tissue lasers
  • Laser use in endodontics, periodontology, oral surgery and implantology

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