WHY IS THE LANAP® PROCEDURE better for the treatment of gum disease?
- The LANAP® Procedure is about as easy as erasing a blackboard there's no cutting and no suturing.
- There's much less discomfort with the LANAP® Protocol than with standard surgery -- during and after the procedure.
It takes less time than traditional surgery. All it
takes is two 2-hour visits to the dentist and two
follow up visits. Traditional surgery requires four
sessions of about one hour each, with subsequent
visits for suture removal and additional check-ups.
- LANAP® gives better,
longer-lasting results. In fact, 98% of LANAP® treated patients remain stable after five years.
- Your dentist will probably recommend a soft diet for a day or two, and common sense should prevail, but in most cases, patients feel good enough to eat anything they want right after the procedure.
Following traditional surgery, recovery can take between to 2-4
weeks during which patients can experience
considerable pain and swelling, where they may be
restricted to liquid or soft diets.
less than 24 hour recovery period, so you won't lose time from work.
- The LANAP® Procedure is safe for patients with health concerns such as diabetes, HIV, hemophilia, or those taking medications such as Plavix or aspirin.