Most patients associate pain with traditional periodontal surgery. In order to eliminate this anxiety, Dr. Wang utilizes innovative techniques that can replace traditional periodontal surgery. PERIOLASE laser system with its patented and FDA approved LANAP procedure can provide equivalent result to the traditional pocket reduction surgery. Laser periodontal therapy (LANAP) requires no cutting and no sewing. To patients this means: less pain, less bleeding, less swelling, less tissue removal, less recovery time.
The advantages of Laser Periodontal Therapy vs. traditional surgery are:
- No cutting and no sewing;
- The laser periodontal therapy removes ONLY the diseased tissue;
- Minimal gum shrinkage after surgery results in less root exposure. As a result, teeth do not appear longer;
- Minimal sensitivity to cold and hot due to less root exposure.
The Laser Periodontal Therapy procedures (LANAP) are as following: