This is a video of a Periodontist that explains the diference between traditional periodontal flap osseous surgery and LANAP. LANAP is an FDA cleared laser procedure that reverses gum disease.
Monthly Archives: | November, 2012
This is a well respected periodontist lecturer and profesor of Periodontics explaining the diference between traditional gum surgery Laser gum Treatment. LANAP is an FDA cleared laser procedure that reverses gum disease.
Yes according to a new study by United Concordia Insurance you can save $3200 a year in medical expenses if you take care of your gums. So over ten years that adds up to $32,000 Consider almost $100,000 over 30 years. Not bad for cleaning your teeth yearly. United Concordia’s oral health study – the largest of its kind – delivers a strong message: annual heath care savings of more than $3,200 are possible, when you combine the medical and pharmacy savings for individuals with diabetes who are treated for gum disease” http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58161-highmark-united-concordia-dental-gum-di… This study does not show the quality of life improvement achieved by eliminating perio.
This video illustrates the reason why gum surgery should not be done any more. Or at least used as a last resort. This technique continues to be used to this day. Improvements in technology have made this procedure obsolete in most cases. To see the differences in laser gum treatment and traditional gum surgery see GUM SURGERY.