LANAP stands for Laser assisted new attachment procedure is a minimally invasive procedure laser gum disease treatment FDA cleared for true regeneration. LANAP is an excellent choice of treatment for patients who have uncontrolled diabetes or other infections like HIV. During a LANAP procedure, the patient will be anesthetized with local anesthesia and lasers are passed between gum and tooth. LANAP is beneficial in many ways as there is lesser post-operative pain because cutting and stitching are not part of the LANAP procedure. Patients also will be able to return quickly to their daily activities.
Advantages of LANAP
- Minimally invasive procedure
- Decreased post-operative pain
- Less likely to develop hypersensitivity
- Less prone to recession
- Faster healing