SOURCE: Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry

Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry

July 15, 2013 17:30 ET

Top-Rated Laser Training Institute Releases Its 2013 LANAP® Protocol & Hygiene Support Training Schedule

Unique and Exclusive Value-Added Benefits for LANAP-Trained Offices

CERRITOS, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2013) - The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) announces its updated 2013 training schedule for Standard Proficiency Certification for the Hygienist on the PerioLase® MVP-7. This course was designed specifically for those practices whose doctors have completed Laser BootCamp® on the PerioLase® MVP-7 for the LANAP® protocol. This course is now available to all LANAP clinician hygienists and support staff to help bring additional benefit to patients and value to the practice. The remaining 2013 schedule features classes located throughout the United States and Canada:

  • July 20 - Nashville, TN
  • September 14 - New York, NY
  • October 26 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This course, organized in concert with Advanced Laser Training Inc., helps to maximize patient periodontal health as well as increase efficiency and profitability for the LANAP clinician with streamlined LANAP processes and introduction of value-added procedures for the hygienist, where allowed by the State Board. Applications include:

  • Laser Pocket Disinfection
  • Treatment of Aphthous Ulcers & Herpetic Lesions
  • Tooth Desensitization
  • TMD and more!

Graduates from the program will achieve Standard Proficiency Certification on the PerioLase® MVP-7 and Laser Pocket Disinfection technique review and simulation. New skills will allow graduates to support the LANAP clinician during occlusal adjustment, case presentation, identification of post-operative needs, oral hygiene and post-op instructions, informed consent, and value-added hygiene procedures using the PerioLase® MVP-7. Attendees will learn how to identify potential LANAP protocol cases as well as help patients achieve and maintain periodontal health. Eligible participants earn 8 CE credits for their participation. Other course topics include: common probing mistakes, case presentation skills, understanding laser physics and why this laser and protocol work, plus insurance and practice integration. For more information, or for registration, call Advanced Laser Training at 1-877-LASER66, or visit online at

ABOUT INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED LASER DENTISTRY. The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry is an internationally recognized non-profit educational and research center dedicated to providing evidence-based clinical training in advanced laser dentistry therapies. Formed in 1999 by dentists Robert H. Gregg II and Delwin K. McCarthy, the IALD is ADA CERP accredited, and is committed to its continuing education (CE) programs. The IALD includes more than 25 certified instructors who train dental professionals in laser dentistry techniques including the LANAP® protocol. In addition, the organization aims to reach more underserved patients with gum disease who have avoided therapy out of fear by offering free treatment to qualified patients who can benefit from the no-cut, no-sew, no-fear LANAP® protocol -- providing about $750,000 in free dental services each year. The IALD's ultimate goal is for the percentage of patients seeking treatment for periodontitis to reach the percentage of patients seeking general dental care. For more information, please visit

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