A webinar titled ‘Laser – A Groovy Tool for Modern Periodontal Medicine’ was organized by the Department of Periodontology in collaboration with the Indian Society of Periodontology Study Group, Delhi-NCR Region. The guest speaker for the day was Dr. Ashank Mishra. The webinar was co-moderated by Dr. Pooja Palwankar, Dean PG Studies, Prof & Head Department of Periodontology, and Dr. Manish Khatri, Vice President, ISP and treasurer Study group, Delhi NCR. The session was hosted by Dr. Lipika Gopal, Reader, Department of Periodontology.
Dr. Arundeep Singh (Principal, MRDC) addressed the participants. Dr. Manish Khatri gave an insight about ISP and its activities and congratulated Dr. Pooja Palwankar for organizing this event.
Dr. Pooja Palwankar then introduced the guest speaker, Dr. Ashank Mishra, after which Dr. Ashank took over the session. Many foreign delegates also joined the session with the participation of 275 attendees. The question-answer session was held after the webinar.
Dr. Ashank discussed the rationale for laser therapy and the various indications and contraindications of lasers in dental practice.