Most people are not aware of the damaging effects of advanced periodontal disease, nor are they aware of how easy it is to prevent and now treat, with laser gum surgery in Apex.
Recent studies have found a reciprocal link between gum disease and other medical conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Oral health is closely tied to overall health and any symptoms of periodontal disease should be
assessed by our periodontist in Apex, NC.
Symptoms of gum disease in early stages include inflammation and bleeding of the gums when you brush or floss. As the infection progresses, your gums form pockets that allow access to the bacteria and plaque, which causes gum recession and should be treated by our periodontist in Apex, NC.
In advanced cases, periodontal disease results in loss of tooth and bone. These effects, however, can be reversed with laser gum surgery in Apex.
Do You Need Laser Gum Surgery in Apex, NC?
Do you suffer from the symptoms of gum disease? If the answer is yes, schedule a visit to our periodontist in Apex, NC. Dr. Craig Dorion successfully treats periodontal disease with laser gum surgery in Apex. This method, the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), has the advantage of producing successful results with less pain and downtime than traditional gum disease surgery.
What is Laser Gum Surgery in Apex, NC?
Dr. Dorion is certified and trained to perform LANAP® laser gum surgery in Apex. LANAP® is the only FDA cleared laser protocol available. Our periodontist in Apex, NC performs this laser treatment using the PerioLase® MVP-7™ which selectively targets bacteria and diseased tissue, eliminating the need for scalpels and sutures. There is no cutting and no sewing with laser gum surgery in Apex.
Dr. Craig Dorion, located in Apex, NC, is a Periodontist who serves patients from Durham, NC; Burlington, NC; and Raleigh, NC. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!
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