Category: Laser Dentistry

Fighting Periodontal Bacteria With Laser Treatment

Thanks to the use of lasers, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can offer a better experience to patients in need of care for periodontal disease. The LANAP protocol relies on lasers to carefully remove damaged and infected tissues from your gums. By performing this service with lasers instead of a scalpel, the recovery time… Read more »

How Patients Benefit From Precise Laser-Based Treatments

When you have a serious problem with gum disease, the right treatment can protect you against some serious issues. Unchecked periodontal problems might lead to difficulty preventing tooth loss, and it can make your overall health harder to keep under control! Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice provides modern solutions for people who are trying… Read more »

Relying On Lasers To Provide Advanced Periodontal Care

While the idea of using lasers for dental treatment may seem odd, this approach provides many benefits that you can certainly appreciate. Our Encinitas/San Diego periodontal practice can use laser treatment to help patients who are struggling with the effects of gum disease. The LANAP protocol relies on the incredible accuracy of lasers to address… Read more »

The Role of Lasers in Treating Periodontal Disease

Patients who need periodontal treatment can exhibit many different stages of periodontal disease. In minor cases (gingivitis), treatment may simply involve periodontal cleaning, or scaling and root planing, to remove harmful oral bacteria. In more advanced cases, perio cleaning may be followed by a regular routine of periodontal maintenance. In some severe cases, the best… Read more »

Using Lasers to Treat Gum Disease More Precisely

If you detect and treat gum disease early enough, you can often prevent it from causing extensive damage to your gum tissues. Even if the disease can’t be reversed, you can control it and stop it from becoming severe. However, once it does progress far enough, it may cause enough tissue damage to require a… Read more »

3 Good Reasons to Treat Gum Disease with LANAP

If you have gum disease, then treating it as soon as possible is always a good idea. Otherwise, it’ll have time to grow worse and become a much greater threat to your oral health (and more). However, how you treat your specific gum disease matters, and for many patients at our Encinitas/San Diego office, periodontal… Read more »

Exploring the Benefits of LANAP

The state of your periodontal health can have significant consequences for your overall oral health. For example, periodontal disease not only affects your periodontal tissues (gums), but can also erode your jawbone structure and lead to tooth loss in its most severe forms. Fortunately, patients in Encinitas/San Diego have several options for addressing the condition… Read more »

How Do We Treat Periodontal Disease With Laser Dentistry?

When we see an Encinitas/San Diego, CA, patient with a more advanced case of gum disease, we often offer treatment using advanced technology. For example, the laser-assisted new attachment procedure (LANAP) uses laser technology to combat gum disease and improve oral health. Do you have questions about our laser periodontal treatment?

How LANAP Treats Periodontal Disease Comfortably

Treating gum disease is a highly personalized process. Not only are your gums unique to your smile, but so are the nature, extent, and location of your gum disease. Because treating the disease involves targeting it precisely (as well as the oral bacteria causing it), your treatment will have to be tailored to you, specifically…. Read more »

A Brief Look at Laser Periodontal Treatment

Preventing periodontal disease is fairly straight forward. For instance, because it develops from oral bacteria, preventing these bacteria from gathering and remaining on your gums can significantly reduce your risks of developing periodontal disease. However, cleanliness isn’t a full-proof guarantee against periodontal disease, and when it does develop, treating it may not always be as… Read more »