This technique provided an opportunity to save a tooth without the need for a surgical flap. Bone sounding was completed to ensure the resulting margin was 3mm from the crestal bone and the patient was made aware of the possible need to lengthen the crown in the future if there were concerns with retention. Whilst the outcome of the initial overlay composite was not ideal aesthetically, a desirable outcome was achieved, which reduced fracture risk and provided the opportunity to monitor vitality over the following one to two years (before crowning) (Figure 4 above).
A primary observation of interest was the rapid response of healing following use of the Gemini laser. The final photo (figure 4) was taken only five days after the procedure, and shows remarkable change. The patient reported very little discomfort, apart from feeling stiff (from keeping open so wide) due to the fact he has a very small opening. In summary, the Gemini laser was the perfect tool for soft tissue removal and reshaping, accelerating healing and tissue regeneration.
About the Gemini Laser
No matter the procedure, the innovative Gemini laser makes it faster, smoother, and more efficient. As dentistry's first dual-wavelength soft tissue diode laser, it is truly one of a kind. For ease of use, the Gemini features 19 preset procedures that automatically adjust the laser settings to provide the most effective power and pulse settings for common procedures.
Furthermore, the Gemini features an electroluminescent display and sleek illuminated handpiece, which also features the convenience of pre-initiated tips, further setting this powerful unit apart as the next generation of soft tissue diode lasers.
Dual Wavelengths - One of a Kind
The Gemini laser promises professional development for the clinician, optimised ROI for the dental practice, and increased patient comfort.
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