A collection of light therapy research articles on the benefits of light therapy use for enhancing new bone formation.
NOTE: Researchers use several terms to describe “light therapy”. Photobiomodulation, low level light therapy (LLLT), phototherapy, photon therapy, photo energy, heliotherapy, and sometimes red, blue or (near) infrared radiation are synonymous; they all refer to light therapy.
Light therapy effective for enhancing new bone formation
There have been plenty of studies documenting the ability of light therapy to effectively enhance bone formation. This study confirmed many of these previous studies when they took a group of rabbits and exposed them to light therapy following implants, every other day for a 2-week duration.
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