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Periodontal Treatment With LANAP (Laser Periodontics)

Lasers used in dentistry are a relatively new technological development that has revolutionized the treatment of periodontic disease. A novel supportive technique named LANAP in Louisville, KY, stands for Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure. This is practiced by Dr. Ramsey Burton, Dr. Courtney Shearer, and Dr. Jodie Lusby at the PerioImplant Associates clinic in Louisville, KY, and New Albany, IN. It is a minimally invasive technique bringing good outcomes for patients who would otherwise lose their teeth that the conventional periodontic treatment could not save. 

Treating your teeth with LANAP treatment will reduce your tooth hypersensitivity, cure gum disease, remedy tooth decay, and restore your perfect smile safely and effectively.

Benefits of LANAP (Laser Periodontics)

  • LANAP (Laser Periodontics) method removes plaque and diseased tissue from the affected gum pocket, leaving healthy tissue intact. This treatment is available in Louisville, KY, and New Albany, IN.
  • LANAP minimizes bleeding during the procedure
  • The laser energy destroys all bacteria in the affected area, leaving an almost sterile tissue and bone
  • The laser stimulates the formation of a blood clot in the area, which promotes healing and helps gum tissue secure the tooth
  • The procedure can be completed within two hours, depending on the amount of damage to the teeth
  • The procedure is done under local anesthetic; therefore, the recovery time is short, and patients can resume their normal activities the same day
  • Patients don't feel any pain, and after receiving a local anesthetic, and they relax during treatment
  • Good esthetic outcomes make patients more inclined to undergo treatment

The Federal Drug Administration cleared the LANAP treatment in Louisville, KY as an effective technique for tissue regeneration and forming new attachments to patients' natural teeth. This clearance was based on scientific evidence. Although the procedure is not cheap, health insurance plans can cover the cost of the treatment so that all patients with serious periodontic disease can access it. To learn more about the LANAP procedure in Louisville, KY, talk to Dr. Burton, Dr. Shearer, or Dr. Lusby at the PerioImplant Associates clinic in Louisville, KY, and New Albany, IN, let them restore your beautiful smile.

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