Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the Effective Management of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcers (RAU): Clinical Case Reporting 3 Patients: A Case Series

Keywords: Recurrent Aphthous Ulcers, Low Level Laser Therapy, Apthae

Abstract

Low-Level Laser therapy (LLLT) was employed for the  treatment of three patients diagnosed with recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU’s). The patients presented with recurrent aphthous ulcers in the region of floor of the mouth and buccal mucosa. The three patients with RAU’s were provided with a wavelength of946nm starting the use at 320µm  fibre optic at a distance of 1-3 mm, peak power of 2W, frequency 10 Hz with no tissue contact in circular motion from outside to inside for 2 cycles with 100% duty for 30s for 3 consecutive days. The LLLT made possible an effective improvement in the reduction of pain and size associated with ulcers. It proved to be a safe and cost effective therapy in the management of recurrent aphthous ulcers.

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Author Biographies

CM Marya

Professor and Head, Dept of Public Health Dentistry, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, Haryana

Jiksha Mehlawat

Post Graduate Student, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, Haryana

Ruchi Nagpal

Professor, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, Haryana

Pratibha Taneja

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, Sudha Rustagi College of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, Haryana

 

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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0412.0399
Published: 2021-03-24
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CM Marya, Jiksha Mehlawat, Ruchi Nagpal, Pratibha Taneja. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the Effective Management of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcers (RAU): Clinical Case Reporting 3 Patients: A Case Series. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Mar.24 [cited 2021Apr.19];4(12):CR4-CR8. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/399