Numerous people every year get periodontitis. This is a severe form of gum disease that can really damage the gum tissue and other oral structures. There are various ways to deal with this issue, and the office of Dr. Cho is proud to offer the best in laser gum surgery in Aliso Viejo, CA.  

LANAP®

LANAP® procedures are an excellent way to help patients with gum disease remove the diseased tissue while keeping any healthy tissue and other oral structures intact. The way this works is that the laser utilizes a specific wavelength that is designed to target and eliminate diseased tissue. The jaw bone is left alone, and the bone tissue can even be regenerated. There are some outstanding advantages to getting this treatment, including:  
·         Safe for individuals taking medications
·         Quick recovery time
·         Less bleeding
·         Less time spent in the dentist’s chair  

At the end of the day, LANAP® is great for eliminating bacteria and inflammations within the mouth.  

PST®  
PST® stands for Pinhole Surgical Technique, and it is another excellent way to restore gum tissue to its normal healthy level. It is highly recommended for patients with gum recession. A tiny opening is made in the gum tissue, and then the tissue gets repositioned to look more attractive over the teeth. Gum recession can be caused by any number of reasons such as genetics, gum disease or bruxism. The advantages to this procedure include:  
·         Immediate cosmetic benefit
·         Minimally invasive
·         No swelling or bleeding
·         Good for a single tooth or multiple teeth
·         Quick healing time  

Call Us
To see which procedure is best for restoring your oral health, schedule a time to come in and talk to Dr. Claire Cho. Our team is highly adept at the latest technologies to provide you with healthy gums. If you have problems with your gums, contact us immediately so that we can take a look.