Dr. Ueno Now Uses LAPIP Technology

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Dr. Jeremy K. Ueno, of Ueno Periodontics, is using new LAPIP technology to help with failing implants.

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Dr. Jeremy K. Ueno, of Ueno Periodontics, is introducing a new technology for his patients. LAPIP, a laser-assisted peri-implantitis procedure can help patients with failing plants.

The LAPIP procedure follows the same protocol as LANAP, a laser-assisted new attachment procedure which works wonders on natural teeth to treat periodontitis or loss of bone around teeth.

Peri-implantitis is bone loss occurring around dental implants. As an implant becomes diseased and loses bone, the chances of losing it (failure) go up dramatically. Some type of surgical intervention is recommended. This may include bone grafts, gum grafts or sometimes the removal of the implant.

LAPIP offers patients a way to avoid going through major surgery, while still effectively treating the implant. In some cases, LAPIP will reverse bone loss and help stimulate bone growth. When LAPIP does not encourage bone growth, the implant does become much healthier from the LAPIP treatment and a bone graft and/or gum graft can be done as a secondary procedure with a very high success rate.

Not all patients with failing implants can be treated with the LAPIP technology. Dr. Ueno will have to determine if patients are able to be candidates for this cutting-edge treatment.

For more information about LAPIP, visit http://www.lanap.com/lapip_home.php. Make an appointment with Dr. Ueno by calling 408-371-7616.

About the company:
At Ueno Periodontics, Dr. Jeremy Ueno and the exceptional staff treat all of their patients' periodontal needs. They believe in conservative and predictable procedures to fulfill treatment needs and patient expectations. Their state-of-the-art office offers the most up-to-date equipment set in a relaxing and patient-friendly environment. Dr. Ueno offers all aspects of periodontal treatment ranging from esthetic laser and gum surgery to replacing missing teeth with dental implants. He is also very proud that he is able to offer laser periodontal surgery to his patients, which has many benefits over traditional periodontal or gum surgeries. For more information, please visit the Ueno Periodontics website at http://www.uenoperiodontics.com.

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