Treating Gum Disease: An Alternative to Surgery

Is there an alternative to gum surgery for treating advanced gum disease?

Knoxville dentist for LANAPYes, LANAP is a modern dental technique that offers patients with advanced gum disease an alternative to gum surgery. LANAP laser therapy is an innovative technique Dr. Cain uses to help treat patients with gum disease. Minimally invasive and FDA approved, LANAP treats the damaged gum tissue and stimulates the body’s natural healing response to regenerate healthy tissue.

Dr. Robert Cain is a Knoxville, TN certified LANAP clinician. Offering state-of-the-art LANAP technology, Dr. Cain helps patients maintain their optimal gum health. Dr. Cain has advanced training as a periodontist make him uniquely qualified to help patients restore the health of their gums and teeth. Your gum health is essential for a healthy, happy smile. Dr. Cain and our entire dental care team at East Tennessee Periodontics is committed to helping patients restore their oral health through innovative and efficient treatment options.

Advantages of LANAP

Gum disease is a severe and progressive bacterial infection of the gums. A growing health concern, gum disease should be treated as soon as possible. Treating gum disease efficiently during the earliest stages can prevent the development of both oral and systemic health concerns.

With fewer downtimes and no sutures, LANAP is a less invasive alternative to traditional gum surgery. LANAP provides patients with a range of benefits making LANAP laser therapy a comfortable, effective and less intrusive options for repairing gums damaged by periodontal disease.

  • NO Sutures
  • NO Cutting
  • Safe for patients who are diabetic, taking Plavix® or an aspirin regimen
  • Less downtime
  • Less discomfort, swelling, and bleeding
  • Can  help secure teeth and dental implants

Do you have gum disease? Have you been told that your gums are “hopeless”? Contact Knoxville, TN periodontist Dr. Robert Cain to learn more about how LANAP could restore your gum health. We provide personalized and comprehensive oral health exams and treatment plans tailored to your unique oral health needs. Our state of the art dentist office is equipped with the modern technology for less invasive, more effective dental treatments. Contact our dentist office or request a consultation online.