Benign soft and hard tissues tumours of the oral cavity can be removed by a minimal invasive surgery performed with LiteTouch Er:YAG laser. The surgery performed with the laser ensures a clear cut, aseptic surgery field, rapid healing with less postoperative complications and less pain .
The LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser is a favourable tool when compared to other lasers for excisional or incisional Biopsy, due to the low thermal effect of the Er:YAG laser surgery, which is advantageous for the histopathological evaluation.
For the therapy of medication related osteonecrosis of the jaws, the LiteTouch™ Er:YAG laser application could help to treat and reduce severity of the pathology. The laser surgery of the jaws necrosis permits not only the removal of the visible necrotic bone in a minimal invasive mode, but also the removal of non-visible layers around the necrosis. The LiteTouch laser can induce bleeding at the periphery of the remaining vital bone and decrease bacterial levels due to the antibacterial property.
Other different oral pathologies such as leucoplakia or oral candidiasis, can also be treated with Er:YAG laser in a minimal invasive mode, reducing symptoms and pain.