LANAP™ is Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. It is a state of the art laser surgery that obviates the need to use scalpels in procedures to treat gum disease. A LANAP dental procedure is practically painless. Most people think of delaying or even averting surgery to treat gum disease because of the fear of the use of a scalpel.
LANAP makes the surgery significantly safer. There is no cutting or opening of any part of the gums. Gum disease can cause loss of teeth and even jawbones. There are other serious risks as well. It is wise to opt for a treatment sooner than later from Manhasset dentists. . With LANAP dental procedure being safe and more effective than traditional surgery, you do not have to worry about pain, side effects or the efficacy of the treatment
The widely used LANAP dental procedure for periodontal surgery was developed by Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. With this latest dental procedure, your gum diseases can be treated without any trauma to the gums or to the mouth.
Traditional surgery using scalpels normally decreases pocket depth to remove the infection but also destroys many healthy tissues. Stitches are also used to reattach gums to the jawbone and the healing or recovery process can be painstaking and prolonged. However, LANAP dental procedures do not require stitching nor a prolonged healing period riddled with possible complications.
LANAP dental procedures are becoming more widely used given that they do not damage healthy tissues in the gums. Instead the procedure is a regenerative process where the jawbones and the tissues in the gums are properly allowed to regenerate. LANAP identifies pigmentation and accordingly targets the infected tissues in the gums along with damaging bacteria.
Infected gum tissues are normally darker than healthy gum tissues and thus can be easily identified. This process helps the formation of connective tissues between the gum and jawbones, thereby limiting and often completely eliminating the chances of a recurring infection.
A LANAP dental procedure first begins with several X-rays followed by an administration of local anesthesia. The post surgical care is often very moderate compared to traditional procedures. Furthermore, the entire LANAP procedure is split into just two sessions consisting of two hours with two subsequent visits for a routine follow-up.
So are you looking forwards to a painless periodontal surgery in Manhasset dental clinic? Schedule an appointment with our best dentist now! Contact us.