Special Issue "Photobiomodulation and Its Application in Dentistry"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 5 April 2024 | Viewed by 4721
Please submit your paper and select the Journal "Dentistry Journal" and the Special Issue "Photobiomodulation and Its Application in Dentistry" via: https://susy.mdpi.com/user/manuscripts/upload?journal=dentistry Please contact the Managing Editor Ms. Adele Min ([email protected]) before submitting.
Interests: oral pathology and medicine; clinical dentistry; laser dentistry; photobiomodulation
Interests: oral cancer; periodontal disease; bone density
2. Cancer Research Group, Instituto de Investigação e Formação Avançada em Ciências e Tecnologias da Saúde (IINFACTS), University Institute of Health Sciencies (IUCS), 4585-116 Gandra, Portugal
Interests: oral cancer; oral leukoplakia; prognostic markers; laser; immunohistochemistry
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About 60 years have passed since the first studies about the Photobiomodulation (PBM) were enounced; however, the diffusion of this biological way of treatment is still limited to few researchers and to even less clinical practitioners. Recent studies have shown both in vitro and in vivo the potentialities of therapeutic lights and their beneficial effects in the treatment of many pathologies even though many questions remain controversial, especially about dosages and therapeutic protocols.
The PBM has anti-inflammatory and analgesic action, reducing local edema, and improving the peripheral microcirculation; it stimulates the proliferation of many cell types as fibroblasts, osteoblasts, neurons and collagen fibers, improving the tissue healing processes; PBM induces the vitality and the effectiveness of the immunologic processes too, enhancing the defensive reactions of the organism.
All these properties can be easily applied in the daily dental practice determining a considerable improvement of the results of many common treatments in a biological way, without any adverse side effect.
This Special Issue is interested in all the aspects of dental and medical specialties dealing with this topic. Basic research about light biological effects, literature reviews concerning dosages and outcomes, clinical reports about the treatment of many pathological conditions and studies about the future perspectives of PBM are of interest, in the main aim of enlarging the diffusion of this therapeutic method among dental and medical practitioners.
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Del Vecchio
Dr. Francisco José Gomez Garcia
Dr. Luís Monteiro
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Dentistry Journal is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- laser therapy
- soft laser
- medical laser
- Low Intensity Laser
- wound healing
- laser analgesia
- oral pain management