LANAP is an FDA approved laser treatment. LANAP offers a minimally invasive, more effective alternative to traditional osseous surgery. Osseous surgery is usually the last form of treatment for patients suffering from an advanced form of gum disease. During osseous surgery, your dentist carefully removes infected gum tissue and diseased bone.
Due to advancements in dental technology, dental lasers offer a more effective treatment. Laser dentistry encourages less bleeding, pain, and discomfort after treatment. Laser dentistry can even stimulate healing, encourage regeneration of healthy gum tissues and eliminate the need for scalpels or sutures. Laser dentistry is one of the most successful tools in treating late stage gum disease. With LANAP, Dr. Tracey Hghes can target diseased tissue and careful preserve healthy gum tissue. Dr. Hughes has undergone extensive training in laser dentistry. Dr. Hughes utilizes the LANAP® laser treatment to treat various stages of gum disease.
If you would like to learn more about laser dentistry, visit Boulder Valley Dental Center in Louisville, CO. Patients can call 303-214-4009 to schedule an appointment or schedule an appointment online.
Benefits of LANAP
Depending on the stage and severity of gum disease, Dr. Hughes may use laser dentistry in conjunction with other periodontal therapy treatments. The goal is to safely and effectively eliminate diseased tissue from the gums.
Louisville restorative dentist Dr. Hughes is an experienced dentist, she takes the time to fully examine the teeth, mouth, and gums to determine the best treatment to restore health to your smile. In advanced cases of gum disease, Dr. Hughes can perform laser dentistry treatment in the comfort of our Louisville, CO dental office. Laser dentistry provides a variety of benefits for patients who have have been diagnosed with gum disease.
Benefits of Laser Dentistry (LANAP)
- Minimally invasive
- Less invasive than traditional osseous surgery
- Less swelling, bleeding, and discomfort after treatment
- Little to no downtime after treatment
- Less sensitivity
- Promotes regeneration of healthy gum tissue
- Stimulates the body’s natural healing response
What Happens During Laser Dentistry
Your comfort and experience are important to Dr. Hughes and our dental care team at Boulder Valley Dental Center. Dr. Hughes will explain all steps of the LANAP procedure. Patients can feel free to ask any questions they may have about their treatment. We aim to keep our patients safe, comfortable and informed during their visit to Boulder Valley Dental Center.