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The Comfortable Alternative to Gum Surgery

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What is LANAP?

How Does LANAP Work?

The Benefits of LANAP

Minimally Invasive

Unlike traditional gum surgery, LANAP is minimally invasive. The laser allows for precise treatment without the need for incisions or sutures, reducing post-operative discomfort and promoting faster healing.

Preservation of Healthy Tissue

LANAP specifically targets infected gum tissue, leaving healthy tissue intact. This preserves the natural structure of your gums and promotes better healing and reattachment of the gums to the teeth.

Faster Healing Time

Thanks to the minimally invasive nature of LANAP, the healing process is faster compared to traditional gum surgery. Most patients experience minimal downtime and can return to their regular activities sooner.

Reduced Discomfort

The laser used in LANAP is less traumatic to the tissues, resulting in reduced post-operative discomfort and swelling. Many patients find LANAP to be a more comfortable and pleasant experience compared to traditional gum surgery.

Long-term Gum Health

By effectively treating gum disease and promoting gum reattachment, LANAP helps improve the long-term health and stability of your gums, reducing the risk of gum disease recurrence.

Restore Your Gum Health

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Meet Your Smile Expert

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Dr. Michelle Hickey, DMD
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Experience Matters

Dr. Michelle Hickey brings years of expertise as a skilled periodontist and respected figure in the field. As the sole practitioner at our practice, Dr. Hickey's undivided attention is focused on your individual needs, ensuring personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique situation.

Technology-driven Comfort

Our practice is equipped with state-of-the-art tools which enable us to achieve precise diagnoses and treatments. In addition, we are also staying up to date on the latest protocols and biomaterials.

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New Patient Specials


Must have referral from a general dentist. Must be 21 years or older. Must mention or present this coupon at time of booking.
New patients only.

New Patient Specials


Must have referral from a general dentist. Must be 21 years or older. Must mention or present this coupon at time of booking.
New patients only.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is LANAP painful?

LANAP is typically less painful than traditional gum surgery. The minimally invasive nature of the procedure and the laser's ability to target specific areas result in reduced discomfort during and after treatment. Many patients report minimal to no pain during their LANAP procedure.

How long does a LANAP procedure take?

The duration of a LANAP procedure varies depending on the extent of gum disease and the number of affected areas. In general, LANAP treatment can be completed in just one or two visits, making it a convenient option for patients with busy schedules.

Will I need anesthesia during LANAP?

LANAP is performed under local anesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout the procedure. Local anesthesia numbs the treatment area, making the experience virtually pain-free.

How soon can I resume normal activities after LANAP?

Most patients can resume normal activities immediately after their LANAP procedure. There is usually minimal downtime, and you can return to work or your regular routine soon after treatment.

Will LANAP treat my advanced gum disease?

LANAP is an effective treatment for various stages of gum disease, including moderate to severe cases. Dr. Hickey will evaluate your gum health during your consultation and determine if LANAP is the best treatment option for your specific condition.

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What is LANAP?

LANAP = Laser Assisted Regeneration (LAR)
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What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease.
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What to Know About Laser Gum Surgery

Laser stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.
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