Getting Healthy Gums: LANAP Roswell, GA

Aug 28, 2018

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with periodontal gum disease? Although periodontal gum disease has been around forever, it is becoming far more prevalent, in fact about 50% of Americans are currently affected. In early stages of periodontal gum disease (gingivitis) the condition can actually be cured, however once it has advanced, you’ll be stuck managing the disease for life. Wondering if you may suffer from periodontal gum disease? Here are some common symptoms to look out for:

  • Bad Breath
  • Red Gums
  • Inflamed Gums
  • Tender Gums
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Receding Gums
  • Gum Pockets
  • Toothache
  • Tooth Sensitivity
  • Loose Teeth
  • Exposed Tooth Roots
  • Tooth Loss

Some patients however experience no symptoms until the disease has progressed. Scheduling routine visits with your dentist can greatly reduce the risk of gum disease.

About Our Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure

Our Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (also known as LANAP) is a periodontal surgical treatment which involves using a dental laser to remove damaged, diseased or infected gum tissue while sterilizing any healthy gum tissue. During the procedure, a laser is used to target problems areas such as gum pockets, removing bacteria and unhealthy gum tissue. Following the procedure, the goal is for your mouth to regenerate healthy gum tissue.

Benefits of LANAP

When it comes to periodontal treatment in Roswell, GA, our LANAP treatment has a variety of benefits which include:

  • Using a laser for periodontal treatment can be more comfortable than using traditional tools to cut the gums.
  • Laser technology cauterizes as it cuts, reducing bleeding and the risk of infection.
  • Due to the fact LANAP uses laser technology, treatment is often quicker.
  • LANAP recovery time is typically much shorter than traditional surgical-periodontal treatment.

Schedule LANAP in Roswell Today

Ready to manage your periodontal gum disease and symptoms? Schedule an appointment with Shenk Dental Care today, we’d be happy to determine if LANAP in Roswell, GA is the right treatment option for your periodontal gum disease.

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