Boca Raton Periodontist Dr. Lawrence Ressler offers Dual-wavelength Laser Gum Treatment, a New Minimally-invasive Gum Disease Therapy to Delray Beach and Boynton Beach

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“Dual-wavelength laser gum treatment is an alternative to traditional gum surgery that allows us to treat gingivitis and periodontal bone loss, that is, adult gum disease, without any cutting or stitching, and with minimal post-operative discomfort” says Dr. Lawrence Ressler, Boca Raton and Boynton Beach periodontist and gum specialist.

Our most advanced dual-wavelength laser gum treatment system helps Dr. Ressler, Boca Raton periodontist, treat gum disease without cutting or stitching, and allows patients to resume normal activities the same day.

Dr. Lawrence Ressler, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach area implant dentist and periodontist offers the most advanced dual-wavelength dental laser system (Fotona Lightwalker AT-S) available for the treatment of the gum diseases gingivitis (bleeding gums) and periodontitis (bone loss around teeth). Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States and over 80% of the population is affected. Symptoms often include bleeding gums, loose teeth, and bad breath, but most patients are not aware that they have gum disease until they are diagnosed following an examination of their dentist.

After local anesthesia has been administered, the laser probe is inserted into the space between the teeth and gums, deep cleaning the periodontal pocket, killing disease-causing bacteria, and removing diseased tissue. Another pass with a second type of laser with a higher wavelength breaks up calculus (tartar) adhering to the roots of the teeth and flushing out and helping to disinfect the gum pockets. The roots are then further cleaned during scaling and root planing with a high frequency piezo-scaler, the latest technology in tooth cleaning instruments. Finally, one last pass of a laser is made to stabilize the clot to prevent bleeding, eliminate the need for sutures, and to facilitate healing, reattachment of gum tissue, and possible regeneration. Patients return to regular activities the very same day following the laser gum treatment.

The Dual-wavelength Fotona Lightwalker laser system may also be useful for the treatment of bone loss around failing dental implants. The general benefits of treating gum disease include 1) Reducing gum inflammation and gingivitis, 2) Stopping bone loss around teeth and dental implants, 3) Saving teeth and avoiding dentures, 4) Reducing risk of heart attack and stroke, 5) Improving overall health, and 6) Living longer. Learn more about how laser gum treatment can help you at

Dr. Ressler was also the first doctor in his area to be certified in Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™, a revolutionary new approach to fix receding gums without stitches, traditional cutting, or taking gum tissue from the roof of the mouth. This less invasive method of treating gum recession and covering exposed roots causes only minimal post-operative pain, discomfort, bleeding, and swelling. Results of this “lunch-time gum lift” are instantly recognizable on the day of the procedure. Dr. Ressler's patients often remark that the results of the pinhole technique were “truly amazing”, and report that they notice an instant improvement in their smile and appearance of their teeth. Learn more at

Dr. Ressler received his dental degree (DMD) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (cosmetic and general dentistry) and his specialty residency in periodontics with training in dental implant surgery at New York University. Dr. Ressler is a practicing cosmetic implant dentist and periodontist with over 20 years experience, most of it in Palm Beach County, Florida. To learn more about the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (or lunch-time gum lift) or Dual Wavelength Periodontal Laser Gum Treatment and how they can help improve your smile and your dental health, please visit or call (561) 499-7400 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Ressler at his Boca Raton / Delray Beach / Boynton Beach area periodontist and dental implants office conveniently located on Jog-Powerline Road with easy access from I-95 and the Florida Turnpike.

Lawrence L. Ressler, D.M.D., P.A. 
Ressler Implant Dentistry and Laser Periodontics 
15300 Jog Road – Suite 201 
Delray Beach, FL 33446 
TEL 561.499.7400

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