Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 8 Issue 5

The Effect of Two Lasers, Lx16, and Denlase on the Rise of Temperature on the External Root Surface of the Root Canals: An In Vitro Study

Nishchita BL*, SV Satish, Basavana Gouda, Suresh Kumar Kovvuru, Ashwini M Patil and Manjula K

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Navodaya Dental College, RGUHS, India

*Corresponding Author: Nishchita BL, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Navodaya Dental College, RGUHS, India.

Received: March 19, 2024; Published: April 05, 2024


Aim: The aim is to assess the impact of LX16 and DENLASE lasers on the increase in temperature on the external surface of root canals.

Materials and Methods: The selected sixty single-rooted extracted teeth were chemomechanically prepared. The specimens were then irradiated using LX16 and DENLASE lasers at power settings of 1.15, 1.45, and 1.85W, and two application times of 20 and 60 seconds, in continuous wave (CW) mode. The specimens were divided into two main groups: Group A, which received LX16 laser irradiation, and Group B, which received DENLASE laser irradiation. Each group was further subdivided into subgroups based on the irradiation power level and application time. The peak temperatures at the middle and apical regions of the root surface were measured using a thermocouple and a digital thermometer.

Results: The results showed that the temperature rise on the root surface, at all the tested output powers, was below 7°C. The highest temperature value was observed in the apical region when the root canal was irradiated for 60 seconds at an output power of 1.85W.

Conclusion: Based on these findings, it is concluded that, within the limitations of the in vitro experiment, LX16 and DENLASE lasers with wavelengths of 976 and 810 nm, respectively, can be safely used for endodontic purposes using the studied parameters of 1.15, 1.45, and 1.85W power levels and application times.

Keywords: Continuous Wave (CW); Temperature; Thermometer


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Citation: Nishchita BL., et al. “The Effect of Two Lasers, Lx16, and Denlase on the Rise of Temperature on the External Root Surface of the Root Canals: An In Vitro Study".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 8.5 (2024): 17-22.


Copyright: © 2024 Nishchita BL., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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