LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure)

What is Periolase (laser periodontal therapy)?

Periolase, also known as laser periodontal therapy, is a modern and cutting-edge dental treatment that utilizes the latest laser technology to effectively treat periodontal disease. This minimally invasive procedure is designed to target infected tissue in the gums, while promoting faster healing and recovery. By using a specialized laser, Periolase can remove harmful bacteria and infected tissue from the gums, allowing your body to naturally heal and regenerate healthy tissue. This innovative treatment is an excellent option for those seeking a less invasive and more effective way to treat periodontal disease.

Why would someone need Periolase (laser periodontal therapy)?

If you have periodontal disease, which is a condition caused by bacteria that infects the gums and bone that support your teeth, you may need Periolase (laser periodontal therapy). If left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss and other health problems. Periolase can help remove the infected tissue and promote healing of the gums.

Who is a candidate for Periolase (laser periodontal therapy)?

Those who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, specifically those who have deep pockets in their gums, bleeding gums, or have lost bone density around their teeth, may be candidates for Periolase (laser periodontal therapy). Your dentist will evaluate your condition and determine if Periolase is the best treatment option for you.

What happens during the Periolase (laser periodontal therapy) procedure?

During the Periolase (laser periodontal therapy) procedure, your dentist will use a laser to remove the infected tissue and bacteria from your gums. The laser energy targets the bacteria and removes the infected tissue without damaging the healthy tissue. The laser also stimulates the healing process, which allows your gums to heal faster. This minimally invasive procedure typically requires little to no downtime.

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