Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 07, 2012
Randall A. Diez, DMD, knows that across America, more than a million adults suffer from gum disease each year. As a dentist that cares about patient health, he would like to see this number go down. In addition, the number of individuals that actually seek treatment for the disease is relatively small, and he would like to see that number increase. To this end, Dr. Diez is offering the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure for periodontal disease to his patients.
When a person suffers from gum disease, they may have gums that bleed and are red and painful. The bacteria infiltrate the gaps or pockets between the gums and the teeth, causing the pockets to get deeper. The gums begin to detach from the teeth and recede, and the teeth can become loose and even fall out. The sooner the disease is detected, the easier it is to treat.
Traditional methods of treatment utilize a scalpel and require numerous sutures. However, the new LANAP treatment procedure only uses a specialized laser. The laser is designed to select the bacteria and the diseased tissue and remove it. The healthy tissue is not impacted, which means there is more tissue to attach to and protect the teeth.
The laser stimulates the tissue to re-connect to the teeth, and the bone is also stimulated. The procedure is minimally painful and does not require a lengthy recovery period. Dr. Diez hopes that adults with symptoms of gum disease will be willing to visit a dentist to determine the best method of treatment for their individual situations. To learn more about the LANAP treatment, go to dentist-in-tampa.com.
General and Cosmetic Dentistry is a general practice offering patients personalized dental care for Tampa, FL for over 25 years. Dr. Randall A. Diez received his bachelor’s degree from University of Florida, is a graduate from University of Florida College of Dentistry and Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He is educated in advanced anterior aesthetics, cosmetics and reconstructive procedures, and occlusion I (biting function and related muscles and joints). Dr. Diez is certified in sedation dentistry, Invisalign, CEREC, Laser Dentistry and TruDenta Migraine Therapy. He is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the most recent FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment, and only two percent of dentists have his level of advanced education. To learn more about General and Cosmetic Dentistry and their dental services visit their website at http://www.dentist-in-tampa.com and call (813) 321-0074 or (813) 358-5750.