Restore Healthy Gums with Laser-Based Care
Unfortunately, many people don’t realize they have gum disease until it’s in an advanced stage and the risk of losing teeth is high. By the time patients visit our practice for gum disease treatment in Miami, FL, many have been living with early or more advanced stages of gum disease for some time. LANAP® laser dentistry provides a faster, gentler and more reliable method for resolving issues related to periodontal disease. It’s the only evidence-based, FDA-approved method that results in true periodontal regeneration, new bone growth, and gum tissue reattachment. At Garazi Periodontics & Dental Implants, Dr. David Garazi uses LANAP in Miami, FL to promote bone regeneration around your teeth, with the ultimate goal of saving them. The protocol targets and kills the bacteria that causes gum disease, removes damaged gum tissue, and reattaches healthy tissue to the tooth root surface. The sophisticated LANAP PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser enables our team to provide laser dentistry in Miami, FL without the pain, gum line recession or increased sensitivity associated with traditional osseous surgery.
What is Gum Disease?
Take Care of Your Gums to Protect Your Health
When plaque is left to accumulate on your teeth, it hardens into tartar and releases bacterial toxins that irritate the gum tissue. If left untreated, your gums begin to pull away from teeth and periodontal pockets form. When bacteria infiltrates these pockets, this can result in an infection that damages your bone and connective tissue. If left to progress, gum disease can cause damage to your gum tissue, bone and teeth, and you may lose your teeth!
Treating Gum Disease with Laser Therapy
If you’re experiencing symptoms of gum disease, we encourage you to schedule an appointment as soon as possible for LANAP in Miami, FL. Unlike traditional osseous surgery to treat gum disease, LANAP doesn’t require scalpels, incisions or sutures, so the risk of infection during recovery is minimal. After numbing the area with local anesthetic, Dr. David Garazi uses the PerioLase MVP-7 laser over areas of your infected gum tissue to eliminate infection and harmful bacteria, then close the gap between your teeth and gums so bacteria can’t enter. Most patients at Garazi Periodontics & Dental Implants choose LANAP because it offers many advantages over traditional approaches. In fact, even patients that avoided dental treatment or experienced problems with traditional surgery in the past are willing to undergo LANAP gum surgery. Studies show that several months after LANAP treatment, most patients see a significant reduction in the depth of their periodontal pockets.