Laser gum surgery following the LANAP protocol is FDA approved and has a very high success rate for eradicating gum-destroying bacteria. The surgery isn’t just effective but is, in many ways, superior to typical surgery because of the fact that dentists can pinpoint problem areas and minimize removal of healthy tissue. It can provide benefits to the bone in your jaw and help you keep your natural teeth.
With faster recovery times, no sutures, and the fact that it’s pain-free, it makes sense to leverage this treatment option for gum disease as well as for cosmetic gum lifts. Do you have questions about the need for laser gum surgery and the procedure? Here are a few common questions received at The Houston Dentists: