The Effectiveness of Lasers to Reduce Dentinal Hypersensitivity Remains Unclear

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Abstract

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Effectiveness of laser in dentinal hypersensitivity treatment: a systematic review.

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Sgolastra F, Petrucci A, Gatto R, Monaco A.

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

J Endod 2011;37(3):297–303.

Reviewer

Asbjorn Jokstad, DDS, PhD

Purpose/Question

Do patients with dentinal hypersensitivity subjected to laser light application compared to placebo “light experience” reduced hypersensitivity or any adverse outcomes?

Source of Funding

Information not available

Type of Study/Design

Systematic review

Level of Evidence

Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence

Strength of Recommendation Grade

Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence

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