Common Questions About LANAP Why do you recommend LANAP™ Laser Periodontal Therapy over traditional treatments? LANAP™ Laser Periodontal Therapy combines the proven methods of traditional gum surgery with the precision and benefits of laser dentistry. In addition to the additional comfort and less recovery time it provides to patients, it saves gum tissue that otherwise…

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THE BENEFITS Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP™) is an amazing breakthrough in periodontal treatment. In appropriately selected cases, these benefits include:   LANAP™ Laser Periodontal Therapy on ABC News There’s much less discomfort with LANAP™ LASER PERIODONTAL THERAPY than with standard surgical procedures — during and after the procedure. There is no cutting with…

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Laser Periodontal Therapy Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP™) is a new therapy that allows for the effective treatment of periodontal disease with no removal of tissue. LANAP™ is a gentle, conservative, non-invasive method of treating gum disease without cutting, suturing or removing tissue. Using a precision laser, Dr. Langston is able to kill up to…

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Periodontal Maintenance What is Periodontal Maintenance?Periodontal Disease is similar to other chronic diseases, such as Diabetes. The key to control is early diagnosis and treatment, followed by prompt ongoing treatment. This entails periodontal maintenance procedures (PMP) or supportive periodontal therapy. PMP will help in gaining control of the disease and increase your chances of keeping your…

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The Mouth-Body Connection Gum Disease Linked To Heart DiseasePeriodontal disease leads to inflammation of the gums. This inflammatory bacteria then enters your bloodstream and travels throughout your body. Researchers have linked this process to a number of serious medical conditions. It is important to treat periodontal disease as quickly as possible to avoid the release…

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How is Periodontal Disease Treated? Periodontal disease (also known as “gum disease” or “periodontal infection”) is a bacterial infection that penetrates into the gums and into the bone around your teeth, causing inflammation. Periodontal inflammation leads to bone loss and possibly tooth loss and may contribute to other medical conditions. The periodontal infection must be removed…

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What is Periodontal Disease? (Gum Disease) A Healthy Smile Means a Healthier Life The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a serious infection that affects the tissue surrounding the teeth. These tissues include both the gums and the bone that support the teeth. Periodontal disease is known as the “Silent Disease.”…

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