Before and After Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP)


Ms. G had tooth discomfort on the lower right side and started to notice bleeding when she flossed. She was also aware that both of her parents have periodontal disease and wear dentures. She found Dr. Staadecker from a friend who was treated with LANAP in October 2013. Nine months later a 10mm pocket decreased to a 3mm pocket that was firm, pink and non-bleeding.





Mr. A came to our office in January 2014 after being referred by his general dentist due to a 9mm bleeding pocket for LANAP treatment (before x-ray left). Nine months after his single LANAP treatment (after x-ray right), his pocket decreased to 3mm and was non-bleeding. With proper oral hygiene it is anticipated that the bone will continue to fill in and mature.



Bone Regeneration Before and After using LANAP Laser Procedure

 This Before and After Shows The Bone Regeneration That Occurs When Using The LANAP Laser Gum Therapy Procedure to Treat Periodontal Disease.



Bone Regeneration Before and After using LANAP Laser Procedure

 Before and After LANAP Laser Therapy Showing Regeneration of bone loss Lower Right Patient A




Bone Regeneration Before and After using LANAP Laser Procedure

 The Dramatic Regeneration of Bone From The Laser Gum Therapy Called LANAP Is Shown Here. With An X-ray The Darker The Area The Less Bone Around The Tooth. Here One Can See The Increase In Light Mass Around The Rear Tooth After LANAP Has Been Performed.


 

Other Dramatic Before And After X-Rays Showing The Benefit Of LANAP and LAPIP

The Benefit Of LANAP

The Benefit Of LANAP

The Benefit Of LAPIP
The Benefit Of LAPIP


Gingival Hyperplasia Before and After
Gingival Hyperplasia Before and After

This 14 year-old boy had a heart transplant at the age of 5 and requires medication for his immune system. As a result of the medication, his gum tissue has become enlarged or “hyperplastic.” Following a gum re-contouring procedure, he is more self-confident and no longer has a “gummy smile.”


Pathology Before and After
Pathology Before and After

Mrs. B had a rapidly enlarging lesion on her gums and was extremely concerned especially due to her pregnancy. This commonly diagnosed “pregnancy tumor” was treated non-surgically with a laser which resolved within a week.


Full Mouth Restoration Before and After
Full Mouth Restoration Before and After

Mrs. M came to our office because she was dissatisfied with her existing dentures that moved around when eating and speaking. In her words, “my life was transformed in just one morning” after being treated with the All-on-Four™ implant treatment approach. Her teeth are non-removable and she can now eat apples like she did as a young adult after one morning of implant treatment.
 
 
Lip Reposition Before and After
Lip Reposition Before and After
 
 
Dental Implants Before and After


Mr. G is a top level corporate executive with high aesthetic demands. It was diagnosed that his front tooth had external root resorption and a hopeless prognosis. The tooth was extracted with immediate implant placement and immediate implant temporization. He felt confident at his board meetings and was extremely pleased with the final aesthetic result. 



Dental Implants Before and After






Mr. C had an existing anterior bridge that was failing due to decay. He was missing multiple front teeth and was told that due to the extent of bone loss implants would not be possible. Dr. Staadecker bone grafted the deficient bone and placed two dental implants. Mr. C is thrilled with the aesthetic results!




The bone was extremely deficient in the anterior left side. Bone grafting was done at the time of implant placement. The implant crowns appear to emerge out of the gum line for a natural appearance.
 
 
Gum Grafting Before and After
Gum Grafting Before and AfterGum Grafting Before and After
 

Gum Grafting Before and After in Orange County, CA

Mrs. T started to notice her gumline on her front teeth started receding over the last few years. Composite fillings were placed on the exposed roots and the condition became worse. She was referred to Dr. Staadecker because she wanted to have the gumline repaired before having veneers placed. He removed the composite fillings and simultaneously gum grafted, now Mrs. T is ready to have the veneers that she has always wanted. Gum Grafting Before and After in Orange County, CA She also had gum loss on the lower left two teeth. Dr. Staadecker used a combination of palatal tissue and alloderm (donor) tissue to achieve the best results for this clinical situation.


Before and After Pinhole Surgical Technique


Mr. A was watching "The Doctors" and saw the Pinhole Surgical Technique featured on a recent episode. He knew that he had recession, but didn't want tissue from his palate or sutures for the grafting. Here is a before and a 1 week after photo. The lower teeth are next to come!
 



Ms. H has generalized toothbrush abrasion and root sensitivity. It was painful for her to breathe in a mouth-full of air or drink cold beverages. PST or "Lunchtime Gum Lift" was performed to reposition the gum tissue over the exposed roots. Collagen strips were used as the grafting material and no sutures or stitches were required. Ms. H has no further root sensitivity due to complete root coverage.
 

 


Mr. H had extreme cold sensitivity on the upper right. He asked his dental hygienist if anything could be done for his condition. She referred Mr. H to Dr. Staadecker who did a combination Pinhole Surgical Technique and Alloderm grafting to cover the exposed roots. Mr. H no longer has sensitivity to cold beverages due to the root recession!
 

 

 


Mrs. C had orthodontics as an adolescent but does not consistently wear her retainer on a regular basis. Twenty years later she has noticed progressive gum loss on the front two teeth. due to her aesthetic and health concerns, Dr. Staadecker performed Pinhole Grafting to bring her gums back into the correct position. She will need to continue to wear her orthodontic retainer.
Before and After LAPIP


Mrs. M had an implant placed in 2009 and thereafter had progressive bone loss halfway down the implant. There was no pain, but it would bleed on occasion and her new general dentist became very concerned and referred her to Dr. Staadecker. Dr. Staadecker removed the existing crown, decontaminated the implant surface with the laser and bone grafted around the implant. After the bone was mature, the same crown was replaced. 
 
Before and After Alloderm Soft Tissue Grafting


Mr. F had toothbrush abrasion that created grooves in the teeth throughout his entire mouth. To protect the teeth from further harm, an alloderm graft was used to cover the roots and gain complete root coverage and also decrease root sensitivity. Mr. T was also taught proper brushing techniques to prevent recurrence.
    

Mrs. P had progressive recession on the upper right from her canine to first molar with sensitivity to cold and aesthetic concerns. Dr. Staadecker grafted the molar with connective tissue and alloderm in the remaining teeth. Mrs. P’s sensitivity, health and aesthetic concerns have been resolved.
    
Before and After Connective Tissue Grafting


This 13 year old had 7mm of gum recession and a frenum pull that progressed following orthodontic treatment. Dr. Staadecker performed a frenectomy with a diode laser and allowed the area 6 weeks to heal. Then a connective tissue graft was used to gain complete root coverage with firm keratinized tissue.
 
Before and After Papilla Reconstruction


Mrs. R was very concerned about the spaces that developed between her teeth following adult orthodontics. She noticed more black triangles and food getting stuck between her teeth. Dr. Staadecker utilizes an advanced technique to reconstruct the gums between the teeth. Mrs. R was delighted when the black triangular spaces disappeared and the papilla were reconstructed.
 
Before and After Aesthetic Crown Lengthening
Aesthetic Crown Lengthening in Orange County

Ms. N is a young lady that has always been embarrassed with her "gummy" smile. She was unaware of what was possible and how minimally invasive a procedure such as aesthetic crown lengthening is to brighten her smile and improve her self image. Ms. N cannot stop smiling and letting the world see her happiness.
Before and After Connective Tissue Grafting
Connective Tissue Grafting in Orange County

Mrs. M was ready to start her orthodontic treatment, but due to recession and thin gum tissue her orthodontist wanted her to have gum grafting first. Dr. Staadecker performed a connective tissue graft to raise and thicken the gum tissue. After six weeks of healing, Mrs. M is ready to start her orthodontic care.
Before and After Pinhole Surgical Technique
Pinhole Surgical Technique in Orange County

Mrs. G had extreme sensitivity to hot and cold foods due to toothbrush abrasion on the lower left. Dr. Staadecker performed a pinhole procedure using collagen to lift and cover the roots. Mrs. G has complete root coverage and no longer has thermal sensitivity on the lower left.
Before and After Connective Tissue Grafting
Connective Tissue Grafting in Orange County

Mr. B is a 19 year-old that recently completed his orthodontic care. It was realized that he had recession on the lower left that rapidly progressed at the completion of his orthodontic treatment. Dr. Staadecker treated the region with a connective tissue to reconstruct the gum tissue to keep the underlying bone and gum tissue stable.
Before and After Alloderm Grafting

 

Mrs. S had sensitivity due on the upper right due to toothbrush &/or toothpaste abrasion. Dr. Staadecker performed an alloderm graft an gained complete root coverage. Mrs. S no longer has root sensitivity and is very pleased with the results.

Frenectomy & Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

 

This young female was referred by her orthodontist because the space between her front teeth continue to separate after her braces were completed and her front two teeth were too short. Dr. Staadecker performed a frenectomy procedure to remove the fibrous tissue between the teeth so that the space can be closed and maintained. At the same time the additional gun tissue was re-contoured to impart a more favorable appearance.

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

 

Ms. W is an 18 year old that felt she had a gummy and did not care for the dark discoloration of her left lateral incisor. The gums were re-contoured and veneers were placed by her general dentist. Ms. W now loves to show off her new smile.

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Newport Beach Periodontics
Dr. Coury Staadecker
1441 Avocado Ave, Suite 405
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: (949) 640-9475
Fax: (949) 640-2621
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