First! What is PerioLase LANAP?
Effective and safe.
PerioLase Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is the latest technology used by periodontists for safe and effective gum tissue restoration and periodontal tissue therapy.
In 2004, PerioLase received FDA approval, becoming the only approved dental laser on the market.
Comfortable treatment uses a laser to target only disease tissue.
After two 2-hour visits, you will be able to return to normal activities.
High Success Rate
98% of cases are successful and recover with little complication.
Watch LANAP in action.
This video illustrates the gentle non-invasive LANAP procedure. A laser fiber the width of three human hairs targets disease, but leaves healthy tissue intact.
Learn more about Periolase LANAP!
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What is PerioLase LANAP?
What are the benefits of PerioLase?
Faster healing: LANAP is minimally invasive and allows the body to recover and heal faster. Most patients can immediately return to their daily routine.
Less discomfort: LANAP expedites healing and decreases the need for post-operative pain medication
Less gum recession: Because the procedure removes only damaged tissue, gum line recession is minimal
Less in inflammation and bleeding: LANAP surgery can remove up to 90% of oral inflammation in one visit reducing swelling and bleeding
Saves teeth: Patients can keep their natural teeth sometimes even when the teeth have been badly damaged
Regenerates bone: LANAP treatment is the only protocol that is scientifically proven to regenerate bone and tissues around teeth.
PerioLase or Traditional Gum Surgery?
In traditional gum surgery, a scalpel is used to reflect the gum tissue, clean pockets and reduce the pocket depth by cutting gum tissue. Sometimes the use of bone grafting or membrane materials is needed in order to achieve reattachment of the gum tissue to the root surface of the tooth.
PerioLase surgery does not require the use of a blade, or sutures! It is a minimally invasive surgery that results in very little recession and pain for the patient. The laser can tell the difference between the diseased tissue and the healthy tissue, making it a precise treatment. This means all means that we can remove the diseased tissue and bacteria from your gums without cutting or removing healthy tissue!
What to expect during treatment?
LANAP periodontal surgery is a full-mouth procedure usually completed in two, 2-hour visits. Splinting of loose teeth may occur during this visit if necessary. One side of the mouth is completed during the first visit, and a week later the other side is then completed at the second visit. It is very common for patients to quickly resume normal activities or return to work.
What to expect after treatment?
Do not brush or floss for the first 7-10 days after treatment.
Follow a soft diet as recommended by your treating dentist.
Do not smoke. Smoking interferes with the healing process by impairing the body’s defense mechanisms.
How much will LANAP cost?
See why patients choose PerioLase!
The latest technology in gum disease treatment.
"No cutting, no stitching no bleeding. It was easy and painless. And best of all no facial swelling and you can eat normally afterwards. What could be better than that?"
"The procedured took less than 2 hours, was relatively painless and I experienced mild discomfort in the affected area for only around 24 hours."