The Benefits of LANAP Laser Treatment
One condition that can have a lasting, adverse effect on the smile’s health is periodontal disease. When a patient is diagnosed with any stage of periodontal disease, they will need to work alongside their dentist to obtain the quality care they need to reverse the damage and control the infection. Beata A. Carlson and Associates of Natural Dentistry in Clearwater, Florida, work with patients with a wide range of dental concerns. At Natural Dentistry, we are excited to offer a range of more modern and technologically advanced services to ensure the best possible treatment for individuals of all ages. This includes integrating the LANAP procedure for periodontal patients.
What is LANAP in Dentistry?
LANAP, or Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure, is a minimally invasive treatment for gum disease that uses a laser to remove infected tissue and bacteria. The laser also stimulates the growth of new tissue, which helps to reattach the gums to the teeth. This treatment is best used to avoid more invasive solutions such as surgical removal and gum grafting, other procedures to consider when dealing with the aftereffects of periodontal disease. Dr. Beata A. Carlson and Associates are trained and experienced in using this and other state-of-the-art solutions for addressing everyday oral health needs.
Why Should I Choose LANAP Laser Treatment?
LANAP is an effective alternative to traditional gum surgery and can provide long-term results with minimal discomfort and downtime. LANAP is also affordable and less invasive, ensuring patients have faster healing times and recovery with less interruption in their daily lives following their procedure. These are just a few of the exciting benefits this treatment can provide.
How is LANAP Performed?
Beata A. Carlson and Associates will first numb the gums with a local anesthetic during your LANAP procedure. Once comfortable, they will place a small laser probe between your teeth and direct it at the infected gum tissue. The laser energy will then remove the bacteria and damaged tissue while promoting the growth of new, healthy tissue. The entire procedure typically takes under two hours, and you can return to normal activities the same day. Patients will want to ask about this and other less invasive treatments to ensure their dental services are affordable and effective at managing the conditions.
What are the Risks Associated with LANAP?
As with any typical medical procedure, LANAP has some risks. These include discomfort, bleeding, swelling, and infection. However, these risks are considered minimal and can be easily managed by Dr. Beata A. Carlson and her associates.
How Do I Learn More About the LANAP Procedure?
Call 727-888-6929 to request a consultation visit with Dr. Beata A. Carlson and her associates in Clearwater, Florida. The office is located at 1825 Sunset Point Road and is open to new and existing patients seeking quality, natural dentistry in their community and beyond! You can ask about treatment and undergo a complete evaluation to determine if you are a good candidate.