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June 21, 2017

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Articles about photomedicine applications in dental and oral health.

FREE Educational PBM Site

LaserAnnals.com is proud to announce its cooperation with the new free educational site, LaserLessons.info! This site offers ten basic educational documents on PBM as on Open Access option. Where applicable, more complex explanations are additionally linked to one of the more read more
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New studies but old knowledge – sing it out loud!

New studies but old knowledge – sing it out loud! By Jan Tunér My Danish colleague Per-Hugo Beck-Kristensen is one of the LLLT pioneers in dentistry, starting in the late ’80s. One thing that Per-Hugo realized very early was that read more
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Pemphigus vulgaris and PBM – a new option

Pemphigus vulgaris and PBM – a new option By Jan Tunér Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disorder, making up about 80% of all pemphigus cases. The immune system produces antibodies against specific proteins in the skin and mucus membranes. read more
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Laser acupuncture – to be or not to be?

Laser acupuncture – to be or not to be? By Jan Tunér A comment on: Hu WL, Chang CH, Hung YC, Tseng YJ, Hung IL, Hsu SF. Laser acupuncture therapy in patients with treatment-resistant temporomandibular disorders. PLoS One. 2014 Oct read more
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Statistics or be damned – about PBM and aphthous ulcers

Statistics or be damned – about PBM and aphthous ulcers By Jan Tunér A few years ago I and my Cuban friends performed a clinical study on the effect of PBM on aphthous ulcers. The paper was submitted to a read more
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PBM in pediatric dentistry

PBM in pediatric dentistry Dr. Martin Kaplan PhotoBioModulation (PBM) works is many pathological conditions. In the 2014 book “Laser Phototherapy – Clinical Practice and Scientific Background” (Prima Books), more than 90 conditions are described, all found in the current literature. read more
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Is there a biostimulating effect of blue light?

Is there a biostimulating effect of blue light? By Jan Tunér In recent years, lasers and LEDs in the blue part of the spectrum have been introduced on the market. It is known that blue light has a bactericidal effect read more
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What’s in a typo?

What’s in a typo? By Jan Tunér The reporting of irradiation parameters in PBM is essential, to say the least. For that very reason, a small typo can lead readers of the literature in the wrong direction. The Gomes group read more
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PBM and pediatric dentistry

PBM and pediatric dentistry By Jan Tunér Too many persons have a fear of dentistry and kids are no exception. The introduction of lasers has meant a lot to many kids since several therapies can be performed more or less read more
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Photobiomodulation for oral mucositis – a breakthrough

Photobiomodulation for oral mucositis – a breakthrough By Jan Tunér Oral mucositis is a major factor in increasing treatment costs for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients treated with chemo-radiation (CRT). The use of low level lasers to read more
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