LANAP® Laser Treatment


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Untreated gum disease is one of the leading causes of missing teeth and is even linked to disease and other health issues, including cancer, heart disease and low birth rates.

Many people avoid traditional treatment and want a gum surgery alternative. And who can blame them? Traditional gum disease treatment hurts and causes other concerns:

  • •Patients often have teeth pulled and require dentures and implants.
  • •Deep cuts are made, followed by scraping to remove offending bacteria.
  • •Healthy gum tissue is destroyed.
  • •The gums bleed heavily and require stiches and bandages to heal.
  • •The recovery period is lengthy and it hurts. Pain medication is commonly prescribed.
  • •Only soft foods are allowed.

For a kinder, less painful gum disease treatment in Jacksonville, trust Dr. Aguila for your gum surgery alternative.

For gum disease treatment in Jacksonville, Dr. Aguila offers a revolutionary gum surgery alternative called the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®). LANAP® is comfortable, safe, effective, and the only FDA-cleared laser treatment protocol to offer a gum surgery alternative that effectively replaces traditional gum disease treatment in Jacksonville.

Dr. Aguila is fully trained to perform LANAP®, which is backed by medical research and human histological studies and uses the state-of-the-art, FDA-cleared PerioLase® MVP-7™ for a gum surgery alternative that really works.
In fact, it’s the most precise gum surgery alternative available for gum disease treatment in Jacksonville.

The laser energy generated by the PerioLase® is extremely precise and reaches deep inside the gum pockets to ferret out hidden bacteria without affecting good, neighboring tissue. The good tissue then reattaches to the surface of your tooth roots. Never has a gum surgery alternative brought such a remarkable achievement. It even encourages bone growth around your teeth so you can hold on to them for life.


Why Dr. Aguila’s patients prefer the LANAP® gum surgery alternative:

  • •Patients can keep their existing teeth – typically no extractions are required.
  • •Minimal bleeding. The PerioLase® quickly and neatly sweeps away the bacteria, which accounts for 90 percent of the inflammation that make gums bleed.
  • •Recovery is a breeze – healing is quick and patients often resume normal activity the same day.
  • •Bone development – LANAP® is the only laser gum surgery alternative to generate new bone around existing teeth.
  • •No receding gums caused by cutting away healthy tissue.
  • •Less sensitivity to temperature.
  • •Results are predictable and have lasting effectiveness if patients take care of their teeth and gums.

LANAP® truly is the most advanced gum surgery alternative available for gum disease treatment in Jacksonville. Make an appointment with Dr. Aguila and learn why other patients, like John, are choosing laser gum disease treatment in Jacksonville.
"After having Laser Periodontal Therapy, I experienced no pain after only 5 hours. Recovery was completely pain free and fast. I am very satisfied." -- John C., Laser Procedure Patient of Dr. Aguila


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