Success with LANAP

In the past, patients who had gum disease that progressed to periodontitis may have faced a traditional surgical procedure involving scalpels and sutures. While that intervention typically was effective, it also required a certain recovery period and sometimes resulted in post-operative pain. Now, a laser periodontist can offer a better alternative. A procedure known as…

Treating Periodontal Disease with Lasers

The earliest stages of gum disease, such as gingivitis, are typically treated with a specialized deep cleaning, but advanced stages of periodontal disease may require surgical interventions to remove affected tissue. Specifically, surgery may be recommended when pockets have developed between the gums and the teeth or when the gums have receded. In the past,…