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Jenkintown Periodontics & Dental Implants
Neal B. Suway, DDS Juan Carlos Cabrera, DMD, MS
Dental Implants, Cosmetic and Laser Periodontics
Call: (215) 887-6060

LANAP Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure

LANAP - Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure 

Dr. Suway has trained extensively in the use of a specialized dental laser to perform minimally invasive laser assisted periodontal therapy.  We now have a kinder gentler technique to regenerate new tissue and bone around diseased teeth. In many cases, we can save teeth that might otherwise have needed to be extracted. The procedure is called LANAP and stands for laser assisted new attachment procedure.  This procedure has many advantages over conventional periodontal regeneration surgery. 

The laser is:

  1. FDA approved for safety and efficacy in forming new tissue and bone around previously diseased teeth.

  2. Able to remove diseased tissue, leaving healthy tissue unharmed.

  3. Successful at completely killing the bacteria that lives under the gums and within the gum tissue itself without spreading it into the blood stream.

  4. Able to  form a healing clot for regeneration

  5. Can be used safely on patients taking blood thinners.

  6. Very good at accomplishing this regeneration without the need to use animal or human graft materials.

  7. In many cases, less expensive than conventional regeneration surgery.

Neal B. Suway, DDS - Juan Carlos Cabrera, DMD, MS
Practice Limited to Periodontics

261 Old York Road Suite 319
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Phone: (215) 887-6060

Convenient to Philadelphia, Abington, Willow Grove, Elkins Park, Cheltenham, Horsham, Warminster, and Hatboro