Laser-assisted new attachment procedure (LANAP) may be a surgical medical care for the treatment of periodontitis or referred to as gum disease, to work through regeneration instead of surgical procedure.
LANAP is conferred as an alternate to most traditional treatment ways for patients with severe gum disease, and, once paired with regular management and maintenance of overall oral health, may result in reduced gum loss, gum pain and inducement of gum regeneration.
In a laser-assisted new attachment procedure surgery, a variable free-running pulse – Nd:YAG laser (neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet) the dental laser device is employed by the dentist to treat the periodontal pocket. The laser treatment is meant to by selection take away pathological or infected pocket epithelial tissue from the underlying connective tissue. The the laser treament has been shown to cleanse periodontal pockets and vaporize the pocket-lining epithelial tissue while not inflicting injury or damage to the underlying connective tissue.
Before and After
Benefits of LANAP for patients
- Less pain
- Less harm
- Less sensitivity
- Less gum loss
- Less swelling
- Minimal downtime after treatment
- Less Post-op infections
- Promotes regeneration of supporting gum tissues
- Healing is shown to be quicker and easier than typical surgery
For more information about Laser assisted gum treatment procedures, contact Dr. Rozenberg and the staff at Lana Rozenberg D.D.S. at (212) 265-7724 or click here to schedule a consultation online for our New York City Dental Office.