Laser Pocket Disinfection

Laser Pocket Disinfection

Laser Pocket Disinfection (LPD)

A Cleaner, Healthier Mouth
  • Kills bacteria and disrupts biofilm to reduce inflammation
  • No shots needed
  • Maintain healthy gums and avoid progression of gum disease
  • No antibiotics needed, avoids antibiotic resistance
  • The laser light can reach and destroy bacteria up to 6mm beyond the surface to help prevent bacteria from spreading back into the pocket
  • Safe for medically compromised patients, those on blood thinners, or those with diabetes

Frequently Asked Questions About LPD

How Will LPD Help Me?

By removing the inflammation, your body has the energy to heal naturally. The laser light kills bacteria and creates a clean environment for healing.

Am I A Candidate For LPD?

If you have gingivitis, LPD can help reverse symptoms. LPD can also be used to treat patients on a perio-maintenance program.

Does LPD Hurt?

Not at all! LPD is a quick and painless. If you are very sensitive, a topical anesthetic may be used.

Are There Any Side Effects?

There are no known side-effects of LPD in over 25 years of therapy, just bigger smiles. The treatment is safe for use around crowns, bridges, sealants, and implants.

I'm About To Have Surgery. Should I Have LPD?

LPD is beneficial to patients who have recently has surgery, or are scheduled to have surgery to reduce bacteria that may enter the bloodstream.

Why Do I Need To treat Gum Disease?

Gum disease has been linked to serious health concerns including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, pre-term birth, certain cancers & more.

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