LANAP® Gum Disease Therapy - Traverse City | Cadillac, MI

Laser Gum Therapy in Traverse City, MI

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What Are My Options?

If you have been diagnosed with advanced gum disease, you might already be aware that your options for controlling its progression and saving your teeth are few and fairly invasive. Traditional forms of gum surgery, while effective, come with bleeding, pain, and a prolonged recovery period. Even when gum surgery removes the diseased tissue the procedure involves having to cut away healthy tissue as well, resulting in a necessary recession to control the bacteria.

Once periodontal disease in Traverse City, MI has progressed to this point, bone has been lost, compromising the stability of your remaining teeth. That bone will never regrow on its own, and your teeth may, in fact, be lost in the end. But there is hope for you with Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®)!

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LANAP® Can Save Your Teeth and Regenerate Your Bone

There are many benefits to LANAP including:


Comfort and Convenience

Fast healing, quick recovery, less pain


Less Invasive

Minimal bleeding, Low inflammation



Safe procedure, saves teeth, regenerates bone

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Laser Dentistry in Traverse City, MI

Dr. Amalfitano the leading Periodontist in Traverse City, MI has received extensive training to provide this breakthrough laser gum therapy to his patients. Teeth once thought lost are being preserved, and for the first time in dental history bone is being regenerated with laser gum surgery. The dental laser used in the LANAP® procedure is designed to target and destroy only diseased gum tissue, leaving healthy tissue intact to reattach to your teeth. This means less pain, less bleeding, and less recession. There are no incisions, no stitches, and a quick recovery time!

You can control the progression of periodontal disease, save your teeth once thought doomed to be lost, and regrow your jaw bone with LANAP®.

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Dr. Amalfitano Serves His Patients

Dr. Amalfitano is a laser dentist in Traverse City, MI, where he has served his patients for the last 20 years. He strives to have open communication with his patients and to help them restore their smile’s original beauty. To learn more about laser treatment for gums and to schedule a consultation, please call our office today.

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Get Healthy Gums Faster and With Less Pain

This is the 1st for anything in the way of “true” tissue regeneration in all of dentistry! Nothing else is cleared for true regeneration, just repair, promotion of bone regeneration, but not all 3 components of regeneration (new cementum, PDL, and bone).

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