LANAP® Laser Treatment in Matthews, NC

Laser Gum Surgery in Matthews, NC

Gum Disease and Your Health

Many patients with gum disease do not realize how much of an impact this disease has on their overall health. Several studies show a link between periodontal disease and heart health, and some experts suggest that gum disease may be a factor in premature delivery. The LANAP® protocol is a minimally invasive laser gum disease treatment and can be very effective for eradicating an infection of the gums.

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Half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease

*According to the American Academy of Periodontology

What is The LANAP® Protocol?

Statistics reveal that only a percentage of patients with gum disease actually end up seeking professional treatment. Periodontal disease has been linked to several health issues including heart disease, diabetes, pancreatic cancer, and premature birth. Until recently, the only way to treat this condition was by accessing the infected areas through incisions and suturing the tissue to promote healing. Today, patients can undergo a minimally invasive laser procedure that can eliminate up to 90 percent of the inflammation in a single treatment.

The PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser and the LANAP® protocol allow periodontists like Dr. Green to kill the bacteria under the gum line without harming healthy tissue. This makes the entire process more comfortable for patients, who enjoy a faster recovery time as a result. The LANAP® protocol is an FDA cleared gum disease treatment and has proven to be safe and effective for all patients. Not only does it kill bacteria, but it can also promote bone tissue regeneration.

Benefits of LANAP® Treatment

Some of the benefits of laser gum disease treatment with the LANAP® protocol include:

  • Fast healing time
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Minimal downtime
  • Little to no gum recession
  • Minimal inflammation and bleeding of the tissue
  • Saves healthy teeth
  • Promotes bone regeneration
  • Zero contraindications

Would you like more information about this effective gum disease treatment option? Schedule your LANAP® laser treatment consultation in Matthews, NC with Dr. Green today!