What is Lanap treatment?
Benefit over conventional treatment
There are numerous benefits to choose this LANAP treatment over the conventional gum surgery:
- Because no cutting and stitching is required, there is minimal discomfort, minimal bleeding and less swelling after the procedure and a much shorter recovery time. Normal activities, like work, can be resumed after less than 24 hours
- Because no cutting is required, the gum tissue stays intact and there is very minimal gum shrinkage
- The laser treatment promotes regeneration of the supporting gum tissues
Who is the ideal candidate for this procedure?
Any patient with moderate to severe gum disease can benefit from the LANAP treatment. It is also an excellent option for any patient that does not want the conventional gum surgery.
Who can perform LANAP treatments?
Only dentists that have completed a one year comprehensive, clinical hands-on, dentist to dentist at the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry are able to be certified to perform the LANAP protocol.
Can any Laser be used for this treatment?
Does dental insurance cover this procedure?
Periodontal treatment is covered by many insurance plans, our friendly staff will gladly assist you in obtaining the information from your insurance.
Does any medication need to be discontinued before LANAP surgery?