A fact that unfortunately remains unbeknown to many is that oral health is a direct indicator of an individual’s general physical health. Meaning, any conditions or infections in the teeth or gums impact our overall physiology and vice versa. Adding to the list of these lesser-known and accessed treatments is that of periodontal conditions. Periodontitis or gum disease is a scary condition that affects nearly 60% of the American population. What’s even more horrifying is that only 3% of this group actually get it treated. Why? This is mostly due to the fear of painful periodontal surgery and the long, painful recovery. Fortunately, periodontal specialists at the North Island Dental Arts practice and offer a minimally-invasive surgical procedure to help ease your pain, treat the condition, and achieve full recovery as fast as possible. LANAP Surgery is our pioneers’ solution for your gum concerns.
Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure or the LANAP Protocol is becoming a highly successful surgical procedure opted by periodontists in restorative dentistry. This new technology is also dubbed to be as good as painless and a non-surgical method of removing the strains of infections and killing bacteria that aggravates the disease in the gums.
The LANAP Surgery employs an Nd:YAG fiber-optic laser that cleans the depths of the tooth pocket. This high-precision laser kills the bacterial infestation in the tooth bone and creates an open, clean space for the gum to reattach to the tooth.
Agreeably, even with innovations being introduced in the medical industry, the patients’ apprehension for new procedures remains high. However, the LANAP protocol is a highly successful procedure along with plentiful advantages to the patient, including:
LANAP Protocol is indeed a revolutionary procedure that treats gum disease with the least invasion or trauma to the gums or interferes with the natural growth and regeneration. Thus, if you’re suffering from bouts of unbearable pain due to periodontitis, don’t delay treatment, fearing surgery, and visit North Island Dental Arts center promptly so our specialists can assess the condition to see if you’re an eligible candidate for the procedure!