January 25, 2016

Did you know that there is an alternative to traditional invasive gum surgery? Laser gum surgery is revolutionizing the way common gum conditions like periodontal disease are treated, and it provides patients in Roswell, GA with a minimally-invasive alternative to other common surgical types. Like all surgical procedures, laser-based surgeries like the LANAP® protocol come with certain risks, but there are also many surprising benefits that make them an attractive option for many patients.

What Can LANAP® Do for You?

The LANAP® protocol is a type of laser gum surgery that is commonly used to treat periodontal disease. The protocol is performed with the help of an advanced laser called the PerioLase MVP-7 laser. This highly effective laser was developed to accurately seek out inflamed gum tissue and send out short laser bursts to remove the infected tissue from the mouth. Benefits of this treatment option include:

  • Conservation of Gum Tissue. Thanks to the accuracy of the PerioLase MVP-7 laser, you do not need to worry about healthy gum tissue being inadvertently removed during your laser gum surgery treatment. This means that you get to hang onto as much of your gum tissue as possible while your infected gum tissue is removed.
  • Minimal Discomfort. The LANAP® protocol provides a minimally-painful surgical experience. It also causes minimal bleeding and carries a low risk of complications.
  • Rapid Recovery Time. Treatment with the LANAP® protocol is minimally-invasive, which means that recovery time is quick when compared to some other types of procedures.
  • Fast Treatment Time. Dr. Judd Shenk is able to perform laser-based treatments very rapidly, which means that you won’t have to sit in the treatment chair longer than absolutely necessary.

If you are suffering from moderate to severe gum disease, the LANAP® protocol may be the best treatment option for you.

Call Us Today!

To schedule your laser gum surgery appointment with Dr. Shenk in Roswell, GA, simply speak with one of our helpful office representatives by calling (678) 951-8109 today!



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