Oral Surgery

soft tissue oral surgeries by co2 laser

Soft tissue oral surgeries by CO2 laser

By Ray Arza, DVM, and Anya Glazkova, PhD | September 2015

A CO2 laser significantly facilitates oral soft tissue surgery. Because it coagulates blood vessels, the laser creates a clear surgical field. This enables the clinician to make conservative incisions and save time that otherwise would have been spent on hemorrhage management.

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the utility of carbon dioxide laser in oncological surgery

The utility of carbon dioxide laser in oncological surgery

By F. A. (Tony) Mann, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVECC | April 2015

Surgery has multiple roles to play in oncology, including prevention, diagnosis, palliation, and cure, either alone or as an adjunct to other oncological therapies. The carbon dioxide laser can be a handy surgical tool to perform these roles.

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learn to use co2 laser for repair of oral facial clefts

Learn to use CO2 laser for repair of oral-facial clefts

By William E. Schultz, DVM | January 2015

The CO2 laser allowed for operating in a highly vascular area with virtually no bleeding for this 6-week-old golden retriever. With the degree of cleft involving the premaxilla and the nares, the hemostasis provided by the laser enabled precise incisions and tissue removal.

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open their mouths and open your eyes

Open their mouths and open your eyes

By Noel Berger, DVM, MS, DABLS | June 2014

The mouth is a highly vascularized and innervated orifice. With some basic exploratory skills any practitioner can have a zesty taste of the rewards earned by discovering success in oral surgery using a CO2 laser.

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co2 laser gingivoplasty for orthodontic care

CO2 Laser Gingivoplasty for Orthodontic Care

By Jan Bellows, DVM, Dipl. AVDC, ABVP, and Elizabeth McMorran, DVM | February 2014

The use of the CO2 laser for gingivectomy proved to be beneficial. The laser minimized the bleeding, providing a clean, dry surgical site and no closure was required.

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