Gum Disease Affects Almost 50% of the American Population!

  • An Estimated 47.2% of Americans Have Periodontitis*
  • 64.7 Million Americans Over the Age of 30 Have Some Degree of Gum Disease
  • Gum Disease Affects More Men Than Women - 56.4% vs. 38.4%
  • Smokers Are At A Greater Risk of Developing Gum Disease, With 64.2% Battling the Disease
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Deep Pocket Therapy With Lightwalker by Fotona

Dr. Yoshioka is proud to offer advanced laser gum therapy that treats moderate to severe periodontal disease without a scalpel or sutures. The Deep Pocket Therapy with New Attachment procedure utilizes the Lightwalker by Fotona to perform incision free gum disease treatment that results in little to no discomfort or post-operative pain. The procedure is designed to reduce the depth of the pockets between the teeth while removing calculus and bacteria that cause gum disease. 

*P.I. Eke, B.A. Dye, L. Wei, G.O. Thornton-Evans, and R.J. Genco. Prevalence of Periodontitis in Adults in the United States: 2009 and 2010. J DENT RES 0022034512457373, first published on August 30, 2012 as doi:10.1177/0022034512457373.

Fotona Lightwalker

Many People Procrastinate On Treating Their Periodontal Disease Due to Fear of Pain, Inconvenient Recovery Time or Cost.

Laser gum therapy changes everything!

What Can I Expect During The Procedure

The Deep Pocket Therapy & New Attachment procedure is a minimally invasive laser procedure that does not require cutting or stitches. Our patients report little to no downtime after the procedure and minimal - if any - discomfort or soreness. Laser gum therapy allows us to treat your periodontal disease without fear of gum recession, pain or time off of work.

The Procedure

  • Laser light eliminates bacteria from the pockets
  • Laser stimulates regeneration of bone to reduce pocket depth
  • Removes calculus and inflamed tissue
  • Does all of this without a scalpel or sutures!

If you would like to find out if you're a candidate for laser gum therapy or if you'd like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yoshioka, call us at (707) 382-3206 today!

Holistic Care

Laser dentistry services are just one part of our complete line of holistic dentistry services for cosmetic improvements and preventative care.

Minimally Invasive

The laser gum therapy procedure does not require the use of a scalpel or sutures so you can enjoy minimal downtime and little to no pain after your procedure.

Less Healing Time

Laser dentistry promotes faster healing times and promotes healthy tissue regeneration for optimal results.

Reduced Pain

Many times laser gum therapy does not require anesthetic and most patients experience little to no post operative pain.



What Else Can The Lightwalker by Fotona Do?


  • Gingivectomy
  • Gingival Recontouring
  • Bone Smoothing
  • Cavity Preparation
  • Tooth Exposure
  • Crown Lengthening


Ready To Schedule Your Laser Gum Surgery Consultation?

Call (707) 382-3206 today to request your appointment or click the button to request your appointment online.




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