Use of lasers in health profession is not new as it dates back more than 100 years when this technology was first tested by Planck in 1900. Since then, there is no looking back, with these advancements being used in various sectors of health. The present study is a cross-sectional one, that utilized a close-ended questionnaire. The target of this study is the dental professionals of Riyadh city; hence, all dentists with the tendency to participate were required to complete the questionnaire.
After comparison of the responses based on designation, it was indicated that 47% of general practitioners were unsatisfied with their level of knowledge (p-value: 0.023), use of lasers increased with designations (p-value: 0.008), and 55% of consultants believed that not using anesthesia is one of the important reasons to use lasers (p-value: 0.007). Rest of the questions did not result in any significant comparison. Overall knowledge of dental practitioners on laser use was found to be on the lower side.