Effect of low-power laser on treatment of orofacial pain

Hamid Reza Khalighi, Fahimeh Anbari, Jamileh Beigom Taheri, Sedigheh Bakhtiari, Zahra Namazi & Firoz Pouralibaba
Low-power lasers are a group of lasers with a power less than 250 mW and unlike high-power lasers they have no effect on tissue temperature; they produce light-dependent chemical reactions in tissues. These lasers have analgesic features with their ability to trigger reactions that reduce pain and inflammatory mediators. Low-power lasers can also be used instead of needles in acupuncture to decrease pain. Due to these features they have been used in the treatment of...