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Laser Gum Surgery

Lanap : Lanap Laser Gum Surgery

Lanap is a laser-based procedure that is often recommended for persons who have periodontal disease, red, swollen or tender gums, loose feeling teeth, chronic halitosis, or bleeding when flossing. Lanap is essentially a laser periodontal therapy option that is minimally invasive.

Lanap : Less painful periodontal disease treatment option

The procedure is simpler, faster and less painful than traditional options. This new method of treating gum diseases requires no scalpels or stitches.  During recovery from Lanap, patients experience less bleeding and swelling than they would with traditional procedures. As a result, the dental patient spends less time recovering from the procedure.

Another benefit of the laser-based treatment is the fact that it facilitates the regeneration of the bones that support the teeth. The method is often used by dental experts to save teeth that ordinarily would be extracted. The procedure can reduce the potential for a patient to suffer from serious complications of gum disease and improve the health of the whole mouth.

A specialist uses an ultrasonic scaler and other small instruments to remove tartar from the gums. Often, the gum is also swollen and bleeding. After this is done, a laser is used to direct light energy between the tooth and gum. A tiny fiber that is placed between the tooth and the gums helps to make this possible as the light energy is aimed through it. Extra caution is taken while this is being done to ensure that, as much as is possible, the surrounding areas are unaffected. Small pieces of diseased or infected gum material are removed by the light energy which also lessens the amount of bacteria present on the location and by extension, lessens the healing time.

The procedure is basically painless however anesthetic may be applied to the area to enhance the comfort of the patient. The discomfort that follows the treatment is usually mild and typically brief.

The treatment often takes place in two stages. The first stage comprises the removal of tartar using small tools. The second stage is the laser stage and it usually takes just a few minutes. In cases of low severity the treatment can be accomplished in one visit. For more severe cases multiple visits may be required in order for the treatment to be successful. A discussion on the expected length of the treatment is a part of your consultative visit.

Lanap Laser Gum Surgery offers the following benefits:

1. Quick recovery time

2. Reduced levels of discomfort

3. Lowered risk of infection or post operation complications

4. A track record of stability that currently stands at an average of five years

5. Optimum retention and preservation of the gum tissues

Lanap Laser Gum Surgery treatment often costs about the same as traditional surgery

1. The severity of the gum disease

2. The number of teeth that will be affected

We are more than happy to discuss the best payment plan and treatment option for your oral health and financial situation.

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Dr. Davoudi possesses a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky, as well as a Doctor in Dental Science degree from Meharry Medical College in Tennessee. She is a valued member of several professional associations, including the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association, San Diego Dental Society, and the International Association of Orthodontics.

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