Periodontal disease is a serious health condition that shouldn’t be ignored, especially now that a safe, comfortable, and effective alternative to surgery exists! Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is an innovative laser alternative to gum surgery for patients battling periodontal disease. If you value the preservation of your oral health and want to prevent infection from spreading even deeper into your gum tissue and bone, LANAP can save your smile.
A Quick Introduction to Periodontal Disease
It’s no secret that periodontal disease is bad news, but are you familiar with its exact causes, symptoms, and consequences? Periodontal disease is an infection of the structures that support and surround your teeth. Warning signs of periodontal disease include gums that bleed easily, gums that have pulled away from the teeth, loose teeth, change in bite, and persistent bad breath. If this condition isn’t treated, it leads to the rapid loss of tissue and bone throughout the mouth, which causes widespread tooth loss. [Read more…]