Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy

Laser assisted periodontal therapy is the preferred option for treating gum disease. Gum disease is a serious dental disorder that can cause tooth and bone loss. Treatment is crucial in preventing the disease from getting worse and causing future problems for the patients involved.

What is Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy?

Laser assisted periodontal therapy involves using a laser that utilizes specifically targeted wavelengths that both destroy diseases gum tissue as well as the bacteria that is found around teeth and in the gum pockets present on those who have periodontal disease. The laser therapy is less painful than other methods and offers faster healing times for those having it done.

Who is a Good Candidate for Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy?

Laser assisted periodontal therapy is ideal for a variety of different patients. Some of the reasons you may want to consider the treatment include:

  • You’ve been diagnosed with gum disease
  • You’re looking for a less invasive treatment option
  • You want an option that provides effective results in eradicating diseased tissue and bacteria
  • You want a treatment option that is less painful and offers faster healing times

What to Expect with this Therapy

The therapy is done right in the office at your own convenience. The area may be numbed for your comfort and a laser is used to remove diseased tissue as well as bacteria from the gum pockets around each tooth. You will then go home and receive aftercare instructions to ensure proper healing of the gum tissue.

If you are interested in laser assisted periodontal therapy, contact us today!