Gum Care

Dr. Johnson has established an excellent periodontal program that has helped many patients avoid tooth loss and maintain healthier bone levels. He offers gentle, comprehensive nonsurgical gum care and a soft-tissue program that has helped restore many smiles over the years.

LANAP = Laser Assisted Regeneration (LAR)

An FDA-cleared laser treatment called the LANAP protocol offers a less painful, more successful treatment alternative to conventional surgery. LANAP=LAR is the only scientifically, research proven methodology that results in true periodontal regeneration, new bone growth and gum tissue reattachment. LANAP and LAR is accomplished with the PerioLase MVP-7. It is a free-running, variable pulsed Nd:YAG laser. The 7 variable pulse durations can be thought of as “different lasers” in one device as they have discrete and discriminating tissue interactions. The LANAP=LAR treatment is one of the most successful protocols in treating gum disease because it can target the source of the inflammation without hurting or removing any healthy gum tissue, slow or stop attachment loss and decrease pocket depth, and allowing the body to recover from the chronic infection without the need for scalpel or sutures.

No Cut, No Sew, No Fear

Originally developed as a simple communication to help patients understand the differences between the LANAP protocol and traditional periodontal surgery, the No Cut, No Sew, No Fear logo helps educate patients and increase treatment acceptance. By helping to reduce the fear associated with gum surgery, we can help more patients receive the treatment they need.

Patient Benefits

  • Less pain
  • Less bleeding
  • Less sensitivity
  • Less gum loss
  • Less swelling
  • Very little downtime after treatment
  • Less Post-op infections
  • Promotes regeneration of supporting gum tissues
  • Healing is perceived to be faster and more comfortable than conventional surgery

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New Patient Offer

FREE EXAM & X-RAYS
WITH
$88 CLEANING

$300 Value. Not valid for patients with periodontal disease.

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