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The LANAP® Procedure in Charlotte, NC

 

LANAP®
(Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure)

 

 


Basic Steps of the LANAP® Protocol



Periodontal disease is an infection in the mouth that, if left untreated, can affect your overall health. Periodontal disease progresses in stages, beginning with oral symptoms like swollen or bleeding gums and ending with tooth and bone loss. Bone loss in the jaw can alter the appearance of your facial structure. It is crucial to maintain your healthy gums, as periodontal disease has been known to have an effect on serious medical conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease.

An Alternate to Traditional Surgery for Healthy Gums in Charlotte, NC

When seeking a Charlotte, NC periodontist to treat your advanced periodontal disease, it is important to consider what options may be available to you. In the past, the only road to healthy gums was through traditional dental surgery. Charlotte, NC periodontist Shannon Parsons treats gum disease with the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), successfully returning the state of your healthy gums with less pain and less downtime.

Charlotte, NC Periodontist Performs LANAP® for Healthy Gums in Charlotte, NC

LANAP® is a minimally invasive laser gum surgery. Utilizing the PerioLase® MVP-7™laser, Charlotte, NC periodontist Dr. Parsons is able to selectively target the bacteria that cause your periodontal disease, leaving healthy gums intact. This is accomplished without the use of scalpels or sutures.

Charlotte, NC Periodontist Certified in LANAP® for Healthy Gums in Charlotte, NC

The PerioLase® MVP-7™ laser used by Charlotte, NC periodontist Dr. Parsons is the only FDA cleared laser protocol on the market. Dr. Parsons is trained and certified in the use of this innovative technology that restores your healthy gums.

Who is a Candidate to Get LANAP® for Healthy Gums in Charlotte, NC?

Almost anyone is a candidate to use laser gum surgery for healthy gums. A consultation with Charlotte, NC periodontist Dr. Parsons can help you to determine whether LANAP® is the right method for you to restore your healthy gums. 


Dr. Shannon Parsons, located in Charlotte, NC is a periodontist who serves patients in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area including Mecklenburg, Union, Gaston, Cabarrus, Stanley & Anson counties of NC; and York & Lancaster counties in SC. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!





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