Pennwell web 120 120

Laser Perio reatment animation on Lares Web site

Sept. 14, 2010
The Lares Research Web site features a video animation of the company’s Wavelength-optimized Periodontal Therapy procedure.
Chico, CA — The Lares Research Web site ( now features a video animation of the company’s Wavelength-optimized Periodontal Therapy (WPT) procedure, a minimally invasive laser periodontal disease treatment.

The WPT method allows the clinician using the Lares Powerlase® AT all-tissue, dual wavelength laser to treat periodontal disease and create optimal conditions for healing. Utilizing both Nd:YAG and Er:YAG wavelengths in a periodontal disease treatment protocol makes best use of the unique laser/tissue interaction characteristics of each wavelength. The animation depicts the major steps in the WPT protocol, including treatment of the diseased epithelial lining of the pocket with Nd:YAG laser energy and removal of calculus from the root surface with Er:YAG laser energy.

The Lares Web site also has an extensive library of live patient laser clinical videos. The videos demonstrate a variety of procedures, including apicoectomies, cavity preparations, root canal cleaning and debridement, frenectomies, implant recoveries, and crown lengthening, as well as periodontal disease treatments using the WPT technique. The videos were created by experienced laser clinicians from the Masters of Laser Dentistry, The Montana Center for Laser Dentistry, and the Arizona Center for Laser Dentistry.

Lares Research is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture, and distribution of oral cutting technology, supplying dentists with precision handpieces and high performance lasers worldwide. The company has been an innovator in the field of dental lasers since it began offering lasers to dental clinicians in 1997.

For more information, call (888) 333-8440, ext. 2050, or go to

To read about Lares' new faciilty, go to

To comment on this article, go to