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Make your laser treatments more efficient, effective and satisfying

The Fotona LightWalker STE. (Photo: Provided by Fotona)
Fotona Staff

Fotona Staff

Tue. 19 December 2023

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The Fotona LightWalker STE (Er:YAG)  laser has revolutionized dentistry with treatments that are often more efficient, more effective and more satisfying to patients and practitioners than ever before.

With more than 60 years of experience in laser technology, Fotona’s award-winning LightWalker dental laser systems are leading the dental industry with unrivaled precision, performance and versatility.

LightWalker lasers provide an extensive range of clinical applications tailored to numerous dental applications, covering:

  • Restorative dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Implantology
  • Periodontics
  • Soft-tissue surgery
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Holistic dentistry
  • Facial esthetics and more

Endodontic professionals appreciate that the LightWalker is able to navigate complex root anatomy, allowing for more efficacious cleaning and all with no consumables. By using synchronized pairs of ultra-short pulses, an accelerated collapse of laser-induced bubbles is achieved, leading to enhanced shockwave emission even inside the narrowest root canals.

A major advantage of SWEEPS lies in the easy positioning of the cavitation source (the laser emitting fiber-tip) in the pulp chamber, at a safe distance from the apical terminus. This position permits simultaneous irrigation in all of the endodontic geometry independently of the root canal anatomy and without the risk of apical extrusion.

“The Fotona LightWalker laser system is a state-of-the-art laser technology system that has been a great addition to my practice. It added an extra dimension to endodontic procedures performed on daily basis,” said Dr. Mohamed Fayad.

“Offering dual wave lengths (Nd-YAG & Er-YAG), different applications in non-surgical and surgical endodontics can be performed. Procedures such as acoustic streaming, hemostasis and photo-biomodulation (to accelerate healing) are few of the examples of the diversity of applications with the Fotona laser system.”

Leveraging the unique Fotona pulse characteristics, SmoothLase & LipLase utilize the photothermal capabilities of the LightWalker laser to initiate the formation of new and more elastic collagen. By treating the entire oral cavity, these procedures can tighten and lift the nasolabial folds, lip lines, jowls and cheeks, effectively reversing the signs of aging in many cases.

In the case of LipLase, the laser delivers targeted heat pulses into the mucosa of the lips, stimulating new collagen formation and resulting in fuller, more defined and enhanced lips.

“After many years of practicing restorative dentistry, I noticed that after delivering beautiful smile makeovers, my patients would look in the mirror and point to wrinkles and say ‘I hate this.’ The Fotona LightWalkerhas given me many options for facial rejuvenation, ‘turning back the clock,’ with both intra-oral and extra-oral options to help our patients look better, feel better and complete that cosmetic make over,” said Dr. Harvey Shiffman.

The LightWalker is designed for dental perfectionists and all forward-thinking professionals who wish to upgrade their daily dental experience with new treatment possibilities that only the latest laser technology can offer.

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