Both LANAP and LAPIP offer many benefits over traditional gum surgery. They are more cost-effective, provide greater comfort, improve tooth and implant health, are quick and effective, and have a shorter recovery period. There are no incisions needed with LANAP and LAPIP, so it is minimally invasive, which makes it safer for patients with health concerns such as diabetes, hemophilia, or those taking blood-thinning medications.
Dr. Molina’s laser treatments are also less time-consuming than traditional gum surgery. It takes two 2-hour visits (or one 4-hour session) compared to the four to eight appointments required by traditional surgery. Rather than weeks, there’s less than a 24 hour-recovery period. Most people can return to work the day after. The results of laser surgery are long-lasting, and Dr. Molina will work with you to develop a plan to maintain the health of your teeth and gums.