Frequently Asked Questions - LANAP
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Am I a candidate for LANAP?
Patients who have moderate to severe gum disease [ periodontitis] are best treated by this approach.
I was told I need to have my teeth extracted, can I be helped?
Yes, in many cases we can help you maintain even severely infected teeth. Call us for a consultation: 781-348-9925
My teeth are very loose and are moving apart, can this be helped?
Yes, there are many ways to help firm up loose teeth and prevent the teeth from moving.
I have diabetes, will treatment work for me?
Yes it will work for patients with diabetes and frequently it will help to improve your diabetic control by eliminating the chronic infection in your mouth.
How long does treatment take?
Treatment can be completed in as few as 2 visits in less than a months time. There is minimal interference with your daily activity and treatment is painless.
I am very nervous and apprehensive at the dentist, can you help me?
Yes, sedation dentistry can provide you with a feeling of comfort, free of anxiety and fear to allow you to complete your treatment. An oral sedative can be utilized that is safe and effective. You can be relaxed and comfortable during your treatment.
Is treatment expensive?
Overall treatment with the laser is less costly than conventional periodontal care and compared to replacing teeth with bridges, implants or dentures it is by far more economical.
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Will dental insurance cover my treatment?
Dental plans that cover surgical periodontal treatment generally will cover the LANAP or laser surgery. We are happy to assist you with your insurance to find out what coverage you have. We offer extended payment plans to help you afford the care you need.