Board Certified Periodontist and Proffesor of Periodontics at University Of Penn discusses LANAP a FDA cleared laser procedure that reverses gum disease.
Monthly Archives: | November, 2010
Here is an attorney talking about gum disease and Dental Insurance.
I had LANAP LANAP surgery (laser gum surgery) in mid June after delaying gum surgery for several years due to my fear of the old fashioned cut & suture method. After getting numbed my dentist proceeded to clean my teeth first then started the Lanap procedure immediately afterward. There was a slight smell of burning diseased tissue but nothing overpowering to my senses. I felt warm sensation from the laser but no pain whatsoever. He re-cleaned my teeth and applied the laser once more before he was finished with my right side. Afterwards I was re-scheduled to return a week later to do the left side of my mouth. The right side took approximately 1 1/2 hours including the time to numb my mouth and the left side took under an hour. There was some bruising on my gums but very little discomfort and pain. I took pain pills the first day but by day two felt fine and no longer needed to take any. I was also able to eat normal foods the evening of the procedure. I was given PeriRx to rinse with twice a day, morning and evening, and antibiotics to treat the infection. I did not do well