Laser Gum Surgery
The LANAP® protocol (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) is a minimally invasive laser-based treatment for gum disease or periodontitis. Traditional gum surgeries work by cutting infected tissue away with a scalpel, LANAP treatment uses laser technology to vaporize bacteria in a minimally painful manner.
How does LANAP Laser Gum Surgery work?
The LANAP laser uses a particular wavelength that travels through a tiny fiber about the width of three human hairs. The fibers are inserted between the gum tissue and teeth, where it targets and destroys bacteria deep within the pockets of the gums without affecting healthy tissue. No cutting or suturing is involved with the LANAP.
Is LANAP safe?
The LANAP protocol is an FDA approved method of treating periodontal disease. There has been decades of research behind the technology and in order to be LANAP certified, there is rigorous training that doctors must accomplish before they can offer LANAP treatment to their patients.
To learn more, schedule a consultation with our expert dental team today.