October 30 2023

LANAP- Laser treatment for gum disease

LANAP- Laser treatment for gum disease

What is LANAP-Laser treatment for gum disease?

Periodontal disease, well known as gum disease, is a genetic predisposition causes your gums react differently to plaque and bacteria. Those plaque and bacteria might be present in other individuals’ mouth, often with less or no reaction!

If you are expecting any periodontal treatment to be a one-off procedure or you think taking a certain medication can treat the condition forever, you will be disappointed. It is an ongoing battle, demanding the best oral hygiene at home instructed and monitored by your dentist or periodontist plus regular profession scale and clean. The goal of periodontal treatment would be to control or slow down the progress of the disease to save your teeth for longer.

Laser is a powerful adjunct to traditional periodontal treatment for over 15 years. It has shown various benefits, the most significant of which is the potential to regain lost attachment and regrow bone in some cases. However, it is important to note that while laser treatment is the only way to regenerate bone. It may not be effective in all scenarios. You need to examine Your individual situation and follow a strict protocol for laser treatment to achieve your goal.

LANAP is Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure and can be done with or without cutting the gum depending on the scenario.

Advantages of LANAP Laser treatment:

  • Accelerated healing due to laser bio-stimulation.
  • Less pain and bleeding.
  • It is a safe procedure.
  • Bone regeneration in some lesions.
  • The local disinfectant quality of the laser ensures a higher likelihood of healing.


Laser LANAP Cost in Perth CBD:

LANAP might be slightly pricier than traditional surgery, mainly because of the extended operation time and the use of disposable laser tips. LANAP Costs are typically based on the number of teeth that need treatment. You can book a free consultation with us to gain comprehensive insights into procedures, costs, and payment options.

How Laser LANAP treatment in Perth Prime Dental works:

Laser is applied as per specific LANAP protocol to remove dead tissues and bacteria from the periodontal lesions. During the periodontal disease tooth attachment to the supporting tissues like bone and gum is compromised. LANAP laser helps to repair the lost attachment as well as growing back the bone. So, this procedure prevents you from further gum recession and preserves your teeth for longer.

Is LANAP a definitive cure that does not need further monitoring or treatment? No!. As explained above, you need to strictly follow the oral hygiene instructions at home. furthermore, you should regularly review the treatment results with your dentist.

While LANAP is fairly recent treatment method, Dr. Ali Matin has been offering it at Perth Prime Dental in Perth CBD since 2015. So you can Rest assured you’ll be in experienced hands. If you’re interested in learning more about our special offer on Laser LANAP treatment in Perth, don’t hesitate to reach out or schedule a free consultation.