(PRWEB) April 29, 2013
Roman Shlafer, DDS, PLLC, now treats patients suffering from advanced periodontitis or gum disease with the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. This highly effective treatment is minimally invasive and requires no scalpels for cutting away the gums. Instead, it utilizes the FDA cleared PerioLase MVP-7 laser, which is designed to only attack the bacteria that cause the disease and infects the tissue. Other methods of dental surgery can cause several days of pain and discomfort, creating a disruption in a patient’s busy schedule. The LANAP procedure allows most patients to resume activity the next day with little to no discomfort.
Millions of adults across America have gums that are sore or bleeding because they have gum disease. In addition, their teeth may move out of alignment as the bone degrades, which can lead to a poor dental bite and even tooth loss. However, dental issues related to periodontal disease are not the only danger. Periodontitis has also been linked to problems with a person's overall physical health such as stroke, heart disease and diabetes, just to name a few. Many of those suffering from the disease do not seek treatment and remain at risk for serious problems.
The LANAP dental surgery begins with the periodontal pockets being probed. Then Dr. Shlafer uses the pulsed laser light to kill bacteria and dissolve diseased gum tissue. This exposes the calculus deposits that accumulated below the gum line so that they can be removed. Next, the gums are compacted against the roots of the teeth and clotting is stimulated to help them attach to the roots. Bone regeneration is also stimulated, which strengthens the jaw.
Patients report little, if any, discomfort. Many people with periodontal disease are excellent candidates for the procedure. More information about LANAP and gum disease may be found at http://www.detroitgumsurgery.com.
Dr. Roman Shlafer is a general practitioner offering patients personalized dental care for Farmington, Michigan since 1986. Dr. Shlafer received his DDS from the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry, where he studied under top reconstructive and cosmetic dentists. He completed his graduate studies at the Center for Advanced Dental Studies. Dr. Shlafer is part of the American Dental Association and is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the most recent FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment. To learn more about Dr. Shlafer and his dental services visit his website at http://www.detroitgumsurgery.com and call (248) 918-4205.