Title : The Use of Laser Therapy in Orthodontics
The use of laser in dentistry has several aspects and is in constant evolution and development, with increasing usageamong dentistry specialties. In orthodontics, it may be useful in the control of pain and as an accelerator of regenerativeprocesses, making the treatment more comfortable for patients, since after orthodontic interventions there is anotable discomfort due to both dental pain and the appearance of traumatic ulcers. Discomfort that was controlledwith the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and has been replaced by the use of low intensity laser. In additionto this field of action the laser can be useful at various times during treatment. The aim of the present study wasto review the literature to verify the use of laser in dentistry with a focus on orthodontics. It can be concluded that thelaser can be used in various situations in the orthodontic practice. However, further studies should be done in order to corroborate its efficacy.