New Clinical Approach for Use of Er:YAG Laser in the Surgical Treatment of Oral Lichen Planus: A Report of Two Cases

Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, 05/02/2012

The use of this wavelength offers several advantages including, a good and fast healing process, a very low level of discomfort during and after intervention, and a rapid disappearance of symptoms. Even if this methodology seems to be an interesting new surgical approach in the management of non–erosive oral lichen planus (OLP), this clinical report has to be considered as a preliminary one because of the limited number of cases. As a consequence, further studies and long–term follow–up will be necessary.

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