Your guide to using dental lasers in your hygiene practice

Aug. 18, 2023
If you are new to using dental lasers—or aren’t using them in your practice yet—here are some helpful tips from a laser hygienist.

Do you use a laser in your dental hygiene practice? If you don’t, you’re missing out. If you’re new to lasers, there’s a lot to learn.

Angie Wallace, RDH, uses lasers daily, and she shares some tips that will help you and your patients become more comfortable with lasers. Your proficiency and rapport with patients will take a boost too.

In this slideshow, you’ll learn what the different types of lasers are used for, clinical procedures hygienists can perform, training requirements, what you need to know about laser safety eyewear, how to communicate with patients about lasers (what to say and how to say it, what NOT to say, and answers to common questions).

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