Überblick:Buchrückseite This book presents the state of the art in the use of laser in restorative dentistry. After discussion of relevant background basic physics and laser types the full range of clinical applications is covered with the aid of more than 600 clinical photographs charts and tables. In addition to conventional indications newer operative procedures that reliably yield favorable outcomes are carefully described step by step. The authors’ own research findings and clinical cases are included in the book which also provides a complete up-to-date review of the international literature on laser adhesive dentistry. Lasers in Restorative Dentistry will be a valuable guide for general dentists who use the laser in their daily practice and are seeking advice on how to improve the quality of their work. If you are a new experienced or even advanced laser user this book will be an exceptionally useful resource. Enjoy delving into the wonderful world of laser dentistry! Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Giovanni Olivi gained his MD Summa Cum Laude from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” Italy in 1986 and in 1989 was awarded his DDS again Summa Cum Laude from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. Dr. Olivi has had expertise in clinical laser dentistry since 2000. In 2002 and 2004 he acquired Certificates of Proficiency in the use of laser in dentistry from the University of Florence and the International Society for Laser in Dentistry respectively. In 2006 Dr. Olivi was awarded the Advanced Certificate of Proficiency and Achievement from the Academy of Laser Dentistry Tucson USA and in 2009 he received a Certificate of Mastership from the Academy. Dr. Olivi has lectured on laser dentistry and oral laser application at postgraduate level at the Universities of Rome La Sapienza Genoa Florence Nice Sophia Antipolis and Parma. Since 2010 he has been Professor a.c. in Endodontics at the School of Dentistry University of Genoa. Dr. Olivi is an active member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry and in 2007 received the Leon Goldman Award for Clinical Excellence. He is the co-author of I Laser in Traumatologia Dentale (Edizioni Martina Bologna) and of Laser Pediatric Dentistry: a User’s Guide (Quintessence Publ. Chicago) and the author of 50 articles in Italian and international journals. Dr. Olivi is currently adjunct professor at the University of Genoa (Italy) School of Dentistry and Laser Dentistry Master Course and maintains his private practice in Rome.Matteo Olivi is a native of Rome Italy. He graduated in Dental Medicine from the University of Victor Babes in Timisoara Romania. In 2013 he completed the 940-nm diode laser course achieving fellowship certification from World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI); he also received certification for the use of 810-nm diode laser and the PIPS technique (Er:YAG laser). Dr. Olivi is a member of the Italian Society of Endodontics (SIE) the Italian Society of Pediatric Dentistry (SIOI) and the National Society of Italian Dentists (ANDI). He is co-author of six peer-reviewed articles on laser dentistry topics. Dr. Matteo joined his family's practice in Rome where he utilizes cutting-edge laser techniques and CAD-CAM technology especially in Periodontics Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He is an instructor for Sirona soft tissue lasers.