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Lanap(lazar gum surgery) do not work at all. I need to do gum surgery again.
luna5976 posted:
Hi there,

I really your help, I never feel life can be this hard. I did a gum lazar surgery in 2011 with Dr.cynthia gomez. Before the surgery, she told me the cost is $1,200. My insurance will cover $900, my copayment is $300. Immediately after the surgery, She told me your insurance will not cover it. She told me the price will go up to $2,400. I paid them because I was still at the drug from the surgery.
Last week I went to check my gum with another pedodontics. He told me the lazar gum surgery was not work at all. I need to do surgery again.
The new surgery will cost several thousand dollars again.
What can I do? Do you know some pedodontics association so I can ask them the third opinion. If the lazar surgery did not work. Why should they do for me? waste my time, my money and I can not eat for 3 weeks.

I can not sleep last night. never feel life can be these hard.
Thank you.
Zev Kaufman, DDS responded:
Dear Luna5967:
I am so sorry to hear of your trouble and your pain. Lanap works very well in the right hands, yet it is not perfect and neither is conventional surgery.
The most important this is to have a trusted periodontist perform the best procedure suitable for YOU.
I will be more than happy to talk to you and recommend colleagues in the New York area.
Please call my office during business hours.
Best of luck,
Dr. Zev Kaufman

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