Periodontal disease is a serious health condition that shouldn’t be ignored. Thanks to advanced modern technology, gum disease can be stopped in its tracks – without gum surgery! – if you seek treatment quickly. Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is an innovative laser treatment designed for patients battling periodontal disease. Here is everything you should know about the procedure that can save your smile.
What Should You Know About Gum Disease?
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 and places you at higher risk of other diseases. [Read more…]