Although dental technology is more advanced than ever, it can still leave you with your fair share of fears and doubts. This is especially true when it comes to individuals who are already uneasy about going to the dentist. Dr. Hale is here to help answer any questions you may have about laser gum surgery. Is the LANAP Process Safe? Not only is the LANAP process safe, it’s also effective. The procedure uses a special FDA-approved laser to treat gum disease. Dr. Hale has more than 20 years of experience in comprehensive dentistry and is fully certified to perform your procedure. How Long With It Take to Heal? Since we only use a lasers to take care of gum disease in Texas City, TX, you don’t have to worry about waiting for sutured wounds to heal. The laser’s wavelength only affects diseased tissue and bacteria and isn’t absorbed into the gum’s healthy tissues. In fact, by using a laser the healing process is made that much easier. Am I a Good Candidate for LANAP? A majori ...