smiling woman pointing at something 300x200 How to Fight Periodontal Disease with LasersAs a periodontist, a significant part of Dr. Ann Kania’s life involves helping patients prevent or fight off periodontal disease. The gum infection affects over 80% of the adult population in the United States, and patients often don’t seek treatment until the disease has become a serious issue. Its most advanced form, called periodontitis, is the leading cause of permanent tooth loss, and treating the disease often means undergoing surgery to clean infectious bacteria from underneath the gums. At Dr. Kania’s office, however, advanced periodontal treatment usually consists of lasers and the LANAP protocol, rather than conventional surgery with scalpels and sutures. (more…)

gumdisease 300x240 Preserving Your Smile with Periodontics

In the United States, gum disease is a prevalent and serious health issue. According to a recent study conduced by the Centers for Disease Control, over 64.7 million Americans exhibit the symptoms of periodontal disease. In order to improve the health and stability of your smile, your Encinitas periodontist, Dr. Ann Kania, offers treatment for gum disease. Learn more about our approach to providing quality periodontics.


laserdentist 300x256 What is Laser Dentistry?

In order to provide the highest quality dental care, your Encinitas periodontist, Dr. Ann Kania, believes in offering the latest in dental technology. Across America, more and more dental practices are realizing the benefits of laser dentistry. With dental lasers, Dr. Kania can provide unrivaled precision when treating a variety of serious dental issues.