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Gum disease treatment without the cost of a periodontist in San Francisco



Periolase Laser Therapy from San Francisco dentist

Periodontal (Gum) disease is a bacterial infection that can affect the gums and bone that support the teeth. Many American adults have some form of gum disease, ranging from simple gum infection (gingivitis) to serious disease (periodontitis), which can cause severe damage to the gums and bone, as well as tooth loss. Plaque is a bacteria laden, colorless, sticky biofilm that continually forms on teeth. When this biofilm isn’t regularly disturbed by brushing and flossing, the harmful bacteria begins attacking the oral tissues. Gingivitis (the early stage of the disease) causes the gums to swell, redden, and bleed easily. It … Continue reading

Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) in San Francisco



periodontal disease laser treatment from San Francisco dentist

The LANAP protocol is a technologically advanced approach to periodontal treatment; it is a minimally invasive, patient-friendly, alternative to scalpel and suture periodontal surgery. Dr. Leo Arellano and his team can treat any stage of periodontal disease in a way that is less traumatic and less painful than with standard gum surgery. Periodontal (gum) disease Gum disease begins with plaque, a sticky biofilm that clings to the teeth and, when not removed regularly, becomes hard, forming calculus (tartar). These deposits harbor harmful bacteria that infect the gum tissue. Gingivitis, the earliest stage of gum disease is characterized by swollen, red … Continue reading

Amazing periodontitis treatment in San Francisco



Periodontitis Treatment from San Francisco dentist

Dr. Leo Arellano and his skilled team provide the people of San Francisco and the surrounding area the benefits of advanced treatment for periodontitis. The LANAP® Procedure is a terrific alternative to traditional scalpel and suture gum surgery. The Laser Assisted New Attachment procedure (LANAP®) is more comfortable and less invasive treatment. The benefits of LANAP® compared to traditional surgery There is significantly less discomfort during and after treatment. The procedure is easier – no scalpels and no sutures. The treatment is faster, two visits, about two hours each, and a couple of follow-up visits are all it takes. Traditional … Continue reading


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Porcelain Crowns and Gum Trimming to Replace Defective Old Crowns

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I’m happy to wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Leo Arellano. Dr. Arellano has been my dentist since the late 1980s, shortly after he established his practice, and I have relied on his expertise since then. He is an exceptionally skilled and caring dentist. Everyone who is part of his team represents the practice with a very high degree of professionalism and sincerity.

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