Dr. Steven Parker is Contract Professor (Professore a Contratto), Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics at the University of Genoa. He is International Coordinator and Lead Faculty of the Master of Science (MSc) degree (Livello II) programme in laser dentistry at the University. He served as President of the Academy of Laser Dentistry in 2005-6. In 2017 he was co-Editor in Chief and co-author of the textbook “Lasers in Dentistry – Current Concepts” (Pub. Springer.). He was the dental consultant to the UK MHRA publication (2nd ed. 2015) "Guidance on the Safe Use of Lasers, Intense Light Source Systems and LEDs in Medical Surgical Dental and Aesthetic Practices”. He has received publication of over 50 peer-reviewed papers on the use of lasers in dentistry, He serves as associate-editor of the Journal of Lasers in Medical Science.
Use of laser photonic energy adjunctive to surgical and non-surgical dental and oral clinical therapy. Photobiomodulation. Anti-microbial photodynamic therapy. Laser-tissue interaction.