Laser therapy for oral lichen planus

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This review comparing low level laser therapy (LLLT) with steroids for the treatment of oral lichen planus only identified 5 studies none of which were at low risk of bias. Further high quality trials are needed to assess the efficacy of LLLT.

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Treatments for Oral Lichen Planus

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The aim of this Cochrane review was to assess the effectiveness and safety of interventions to treat symptomatic, biopsy-proven oral lichen planus (OLP). OLP is a common chronic autoimmune disease associated with cell-mediated immunological dysfunction. The prevalence has been reported as 1.27% and it is more frequently seen in women aged between 30 and 60 [read the full story…]