Dr. Loyd Dowd offers several treatment options for patients suffering from periodontal disease, with laser gum surgery being the highest standard of care for gum disease treatment in Tyler, TX. If you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, a consultation with Dr. Dowd can help you easily determine whether the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) is the best option for you.
Dr. Dowd generally performs this laser gum disease treatment for Tyler, TX patients in two sessions of two hours each. This has been found to be especially convenient for patients who have regimented eating schedules due to medication or blood sugar conditions. Laser gum surgery is safe even for those patients with diabetes and hemophilia, and does not negatively impact or interfere with medications or medical conditions.
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