The LANAP protocol is a laser-based treatment for gum disease. There is no cutting and
suturing with the LANAP protocol. Patients typically report less pain and discomfort
during and after the procedure, compared to traditional periodontal surgery. This patient
friendly procedure helps you get healthy again comfortably, without fear. Generally, the
LANAP protocol is less invasive than traditional surgery and helps maintain a beautiful
Because of the gentle nature of the procedure, patients typically see immediate results with
less bleeding when brushing and less bad breath. Of course, your gums need time to
recover and heal, but after LANAP® treatment, you can drive your car, go back to work, or
do anything else you like.
Faster Healing – LANAP® is minimally invasive and allows the body to recover and heal more quickly.
Less Discomfort – Patients report less discomfort during and after surgery.
Minimal Recovery Time – Most patients can immediately return to their daily routine.
Little to No Gum Recession – Because the procedure doesn’t require cutting the gums, there is less risk of recession and your beautiful smile is maintained.
Reduction in Gum Inflammation and Bleeding – The PerioLase® MVP-7™ targets inflammatory bacteria without injuring healthy tissue.
Saves Teeth – Patients can keep their natural teeth sometimes even when the teeth have been deemed ‘hopeless’ with traditional treatments. Keeping your natural teeth has been linked to a longer lifespan!
Safe for patients with Health Concerns –LANAP® protocol is safe for patients with health concerns such as diabetes, HIV, hemophilia, or those taking medications such as Plavix or aspirin.