Periodontal Disease Treatment

Advanced Gum Disease Treatment With Your Cary Dentist

You may not realize it but swollen and bleeding gums can be a whole lot more serious than “I guess I need to floss a little bit more”. According to a recent study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention almost half of Americans suffer from varying degrees of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease first effects the gums of your mouth, but continuing research shows there is a significant link between your oral health and your overall health. Some even tie heart disease, diabetes, pancreatic cancer and even low birth-weight babies directly to periodontal disease.

Dr. Acton and his dedicated team at Cary Family Dental near Morrisville and Apex, NC have invested the time and resources to understand periodontal disease and how to effectively treat it. In fact, we offer a leading-edge gum disease treatment technology called LANAP.

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What is LANAP?”

LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) is a phenomenal new periodontal disease treatment technology designed to offer a better solution than those of gum disease treatment protocols of years past. Older periodontal disease treatments called for invasive treatments; cutting and drilling away tooth and gums, or even extracting teeth entirely. The LANAP treatment allows us to remove the periodontal disease and bacteria with laser precision… literally! Your gums can then heal quickly and return to their natural, healthy state.
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Benefits of LANAP Periodontal Disease Treatment

MORE COMFORTABLE | No cutting. No stitches. Less bleeding. LANAP periodontal disease treatment is much more comfortable than previous treatment options. This means you can get the care you need and don’t need to worry about the discomfort previously associated with gum disease treatment.

QUICK HEALING | Because the source of inflammation is (gum disease) is removed and less invasive methods are used, your down time turns into up time much faster.

SAVES TEETH | The laser precision of LANAP allows us to exactly address and eradicate the harmful bacteria and disease without needing to remove teeth.

If you have sore or bleeding gums and are hesitant to visit the dentist to address it, stop! We can effectively and comfortably treat the issue and restore you to optimal oral health, so call us today at Cary Family Dental if you are in Morrisville or Apex, NC!