The primary reason that adults lose their teeth is gum disease, also called periodontal disease, the condition is incurable, and that is why we stress the importance of seeing your dentist at Smile Sonrisa Dental twice a year for professional teeth cleanings and exams. Our dentists will do everything in our power to help prevent the condition, but if you do develop gum disease, we are equally vigilant in performing gum treatments that can halt the progression of the disease.
The LANAP procedure is a gentle and effective process to clear away the bacteria causing gum disease with laser energy. A laser fiber the width of three human hairs acts as the magic wand as it targets disease, but leaves health tissue intact.
The LANAP procedure is the only laser gum disease treatment FDA cleared for true regeneration. Simply put, the LANAP procedure can re-grow the tissues and bone lost to gum disease. Our patients at Smile Sonrisa Dental tell us that LANAP is less painful, you have less post-op sensitivity, you experience less gum loss and you will not need so much down time after the treatment.
A proper diagnosis of your gum condition is crucial to successful treatment. If your periodontal condition is advanced or severe, the LANAP® procedure might not be the only tool for your case. That’s where the knowledge, experience, skill and know-how of your dentist at Smile Sonrisa Dental will be fundamentally important.
Call us today to schedule your appointment for a through and fair evaluation of you periodontal condition.