Mission

To fill the void in current Laser Surgery and Laser Dentistry education (i.e., the physics of laser tissue interaction, such as absorption, scattering, ablation, coagulation and hemostasis, soft and hard tissue ablation, laser safety, etc.) and help Physicians, Dentists, Veterinarians, and Practice Staff Members to excel at efficient and safe application of laser energy in everyday practice.

Vision

To promote Science-Based Laser Surgery, Dentistry and Safety Education*

* “Sound scientific basis and proven efficacy in order to ensure public safety” is one of the main eligibility requirements of the American Dental Association CERP Recognition Standards and Procedures (ADA.org/CERP).

Laser Surgery and Dentistry Education Challenges

The “sound scientific basis and proven efficacy in order to ensure public safety” is one of the main eligibility requirements of the ADA CERP Recognition Standards and Procedures. The scientific foundation for understanding the soft tissue laser ablation and coagulation is based on soft tissue’ light scattering and absorption spectra. Unfortunately, some of the laser dentistry educational programs and publications include misinterpretations with regard to the soft and hard tissue laser science and safety. Such misrepresentations partially take their origin in the Laser Dentistry Curriculum Guidelines, which dates back to early 1990s, and is missing a whole lot of important laser-tissue interaction concepts, such as: Absorption Spectra; Hot Glass Tip; Plasma Plume, etc.

American Laser Study Club (ALSC) has designed its curriculum based on the peer reviewed physics reviews on the foundations of laser-tissue interaction and laser surgery, and the original work of its founder Dr. Peter Vitruk dedicated to the detailed physics of soft tissue ablation and coagulation with laser and hot tip (non-laser) devices. ALSC’s curriculum overcomes the known limitations of many laser dentistry courses.

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Call Us Toll Free: 1 (888) 206-2710

Call Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm PST.

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