Dr. Scott A. Krosser Raises Awareness of the Link Between Stroke and Gum Disease in Honor of Stroke Awareness Month

Dr. Scott A. Krosser of Millburn Dental Arts offers gum disease treatment in the Millburn, NJ area, helping patients avoid the many potential complications that gum disease causes such as stroke and heart disease. Among the many treatment options offered at the practice is the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP®, which is a minimally invasive treatment option for gum disease.

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Dr. Scott Krosser is a dentist in Millburn, NJ

Dr. Scott Krosser Brings Laser Gum Disease Treatment to Millburn, NJ

Millburn, NJ (PRWEB) May 17, 2014

Dr. Scott A. Krosser of Millburn Dental Arts offers gum disease treatment to patients in the Millburn, NJ area, allowing these patients to potentially reduce the chance of suffering a stroke in a significant way. Since May is Stroke Awareness Month, Dr. Krosser is doing his part to make the public aware of the link between gum disease and the possibility of a stroke, as the American Stroke Association has noted that individuals with severe gum disease will suffer a stroke at a rate over four times higher than those with moderate gum disease or no gum disease at all. The presence of gum disease causes a number of potentially serious complications, and the possibility of a stroke is one of the most devastating, especially given the fact that even a minor stroke can result in life-altering consequences.

Dr. Krosser offers several gum disease treatment options to Millburn, NJ patients, including the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP®. This procedure is an alternative to traditional gum surgery methods that does not necessitate the use of a scalpel or sutures. LANAP® is also able to allow patients to avoid losing their healthy gum tissue, as the procedure is able to remove only the infected tissue and bacteria from the pockets in the gums. LANAP® is a minimally invasive and effective procedure, which may be more appealing to those who are concerned with the issues that gum disease causes, but are reluctant to pursue gum surgery that may be uncomfortable due to the use of scalpels and sutures.

There is an extremely high incidence of gum disease currently affecting adults in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 47 percent of American adults suffer from some form of gum disease, and many of those allow the gum disease to become more severe before seeking treatment. With the dangerous conditions that gum disease causes, the availability of a minimally invasive procedure such as LANAP® becomes especially important. By offering gum disease treatment, patients in Millburn, NJ now have an effective and minimally invasive option that may reduce the risk of having a stroke.

Parties who are interested in learning more about their treatment options can call the doctor’s office to schedule an appointment for consultation.

About the Doctor

Millburn Dental Arts is a general practice offering personalized dental care for patients in Millburn, NJ for over 20 years. Dr. Scott A. Krosser has trained with some of the world’s most prominent cosmetic dental specialists and belongs to the one percent of dental professionals currently providing the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), the first FDA-cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment. As one of the leading cosmetic dentists in the Millburn area, Dr. Krosser employs a combination of continuing education and state-of-the-art equipment to provide patients with the highest standard of care. To learn more about the dental services available at Millburn Dental Arts and their dental services visit their website at http://www.MillburnDentalArts.com.


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