Ana Nogueira

Hands-On Course Laser in dental medicine

  • PhD in Dental Medicine at the Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto
  • European Master Degree in Oral Laser Applications
  • Master of Science in Lasers in Dentistry at RWTH Aachen University
  • Mastership Laser Therapy in Dentistry at RWTH Aachen University and Aachen Dental Laser Center
  • Invited Assistant of the Discipline of Operative Dentistry at FMDUP
  • Owner and Clinical Director of the Laser Institute of Dentistry

Nationality: Portugal

Scientific area: Hands-On | Laser in dental medicine

16 of november, from 09h30 until 19h00

Sala 4

Conference summary

Nowadays the laser technology is a key tool in the dentist’s office.

The laser correctly applied, allows to provide innovative treatments in all specialties of dental medicine, both soft tissues and hard tissues, namely in the treatment of cavities.

It presents several advantages, such as less need for anesthesia and suture application, more conservative treatments, bactericidal effect, and less painful postoperative.


Theoretical Component

  • Laser – History and Definition
  • Laser light properties
  • Laser interactions with tissue
  • Programming the laser parameters
  • Laser Safety Measures
  • Contraindications and Precautions for Laser Use
  • Clinical application of laser in dental medicine


Practical Component

Practice with diode laser and Er:YAG in samples.


Scientific sponsor