Under the Patronage of HE Dr. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin J. Al Thani, Director of Public Health

November 15-16, 2019 - DOHA


Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Keeping Your Practice One Step Ahead!

Academy of Laser Dentistry & The British Academy of implant & Restorative Dentistry

Photobiomodulation: “The light Fantastic!”

Photobiomodulation: “The light Fantastic!”

Arun Darbar, Gerry Ross, and Mel Burchman

This course will outline how to use Photobiomodulation in daily dental practice. Some of the applications discussed will be Pain Control, Improved Healing, Nerve Regeneration, Treatment of Facial Pain, Dental Analgesia for restorative procedures and Treatment of Neuropathic Pain. Wavelengths, dosages and applications will be referenced by articles from peer reviewed literature.

Hands-on experience on utilizing Low Level Laser Therapy in Daily Dental Practice

  • Pain Management and Desensitization
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Neurosensory Recovery
  • Orthodontic acceleration and Wound Healing
  • Snoring Management
  • Management of medically compromised patient


To learn where Photobiomodulation can be used in a dental practice
To be apply appropriate dosage and wavelengths
To be able to apply them immediately




8:30 – 9:30

Clinical benefits of PBMT in dentistry

Arun Darbar

9:30 – 10:30

Fundamentals of PBMT and mechanisms of action

Arun Darbar

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break


11:00 - 12:00

TMD and facial pain management, Snoring management

Arun Darbar

12:00 - 13:00

Orthodontics, Neurosensory Recovery, and wound healing

Mel Burchman

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break


14:00 - 15:00

Phototherapy-Antimicrobial, Photodynamic Therapy and Diagnostics

Arun Darbar

15:00 - 16:00

Preconditioning concepts, Mucositis in Dentistry

Mel Burchman

16:00 - 16:15

Coffee Break


16:15 - 17:30

Photobiomodulation in dentistry (LLLT)  HANDS-ON

  • Pain management – Ulcers - Herpetic lesions
  • Trauma and wound healing
  • TMD management
  • Management post-surgical complications
  • Mucositis management

Arun Darbar
Mel Burchman