We’ve gone all-laser. We dropped using a blade altogether.
Alex O’Roark, DVM
Elyria Animal Hospital, Elyria, OH
Carbon dioxide (CO2) lasers are used in oral surgery for precisely cutting or vaporizing soft tissue with hemostasis... tissue vaporization is more efficient with the CO2 laser than with other lasers... because of the direct absorption of this wavelength by water.
Jan Bellows, DVM
“Laser Use in Veterinary Dentistry”, Vet Clin Small Anim 32 (2002) 673-692., Elsevier Science, (USA)