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  1. The first laser ever built in 1960 was ____________.
  1. The first laser marketed to dentistry was ____________.
  1. Laser is an acronym for _______________.
  1. Dental laser beams are _______________.
  1. Optical Pumping is used to achieve which step in laser creation?
  1. Laser power is _______________.
  1. The emission mode that has true pulsed bursts of laser energy is ____________.
  1. A laser running in continuous mode’s peak power is _______________.
  1. Thermal relaxation refers to _______________.
  1. The actual physical work done by a laser is mostly a result of which interaction?
  1. Which of the following statements are true?
  1. Fluorescence of tissue stimulated by laser light is mostly important in ____________.
  1. The primary biological effect of lasers when performing soft tissue procedures is ____________.
  1. When tissue is heated to 60 degrees C, _______________.
  1. Erbium lasers _______________.
  1. When cutting hard tissue with an erbium laser, _______________.
  1. Nd:YAG lasers _______________.

  1. Fibrin formation with an Nd:YAG laser _______________.
  1. Diode lasers _______________.
  1. Water is the primary chromophore for diode laser wavelengths.  Diode lasers run in free running pulsed mode.
  1. CO2 Lasers _______________.
  1. When using dental lasers _______________.
  1. The laser plume _______________.
  1. The Diagnodent diagnostic laser _______________.
  1. When performing operative dentistry with erbium lasers enamel is removed via _______________.
  1. Experienced erbium laser users usually _______________.
  1. When considering soft tissue uses of lasers, _______________.
  1. For cutting bone, _______________.
  1. When submitting a laser resected biopsy, _______________.
  1. P.I.P.S. stands for _______________.