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LANAP: Laser Gum Surgery

Laser Dentistry: Why Is It Important?
When it comes to maintaining your oral health, it is highly important that you are practicing good oral hygiene methods. This requires taking proper precautions at home to be sure that you are not developing any kind of oral infections or diseases. Also, because your oral health is connected to your overall health. Therefore, it’s important to be sure that you are maintaining your oral health. If you are developing an oral infection or if you believe you have developed gum disease then it would be in your best interest to reach out to your dentist to inquire about (LANAP) laser gum surgery.

What Is Laser Gum Surgery?
Lasers gum surgery unlike traditional gum surgery is minimally invasive, and this is because the lasers are more precise. Also, when your teeth are not properly cared for plaque can begin to build up and eventually it will develop and turn into tartar. Overtime this tartar will lead to the negative bacteria growing in your mouth. These bacteria cause your gums to swell and become irritated. Also, if it’s not properly treated then overtime your gums will begin to recede and cause major pain.

How Does Laser Gum Surgery Work?
Laser gum surgery works by precisely removing the diseased gum tissue while keeping the healthy gum tissue intact. Also, thanks to laser gum surgery there is less bleeding and a quicker recovery time for patients. In addition, because laser gum surgery is less invasive this means it’s not very uncomfortable for the patient. With laser gum surgery the patient can rid their gums of unwanted bacteria while keeping their healthy gum tissue unaffected and overall maintaining their oral health.

What Are The Benefits Of Laser Gum Surgery?
When it comes to laser gum surgery there are quite a few benefits for the dental patients including:

  • The laser stimulates the gum tissue and promotes faster healing.
  • The small laser incisions require no stitches and reduce bleeding.
  • There is no worry about your healthy gum tissue being destroyed.
  • Existing teeth are also protected, and the bones are strengthened.

Schedule Your Consultation
If you are in need of gum disease treatment then it would be very beneficial if you scheduled a consultation with our doctor to discuss laser gum surgery and to have an examination conducted.