The Department of Periodontics organized a CDE program on hard tissue lasers on 17/10/2018 by, Dr Vidhyaa Hari Iyer who has completed her Fellowship in Laser Dentistry from the University of Genova, Italy. The program aimed at both undergraduate and postgraduate students, started with an introductory lecture on hard tissue lasers, which was then followed by a live demo on the patients and non-clinical hands-on for the program participants.

Hard tissue lasers are the trending, painless alternative to conventional surgical procedures

and the participants were actively engaged with lively lectures and hands on using the hard-

tissue laser (Biolase). Various periodontal procedures like gingivectomy and laser-assisted

debridement was performed by the Dr Vidhyaa and there was an interactive question-answer

session with the particpants. There were 32 participants including the national delegates. The

entire day was actively engaged brain-storming sessions, knowledge-transfer, lively lectures and hands-on demo with hard tissue lasers.