Frequently Asked Laser Questions in Tigard, OR

Frequently Asked Laser Questions Tigard, OR Many people are curious about how to treat periodontal disease with lasers. Here are some frequently asked questions we get that can help you to better understand laser gum disease surgery in Tigard.

How to treat periodontal disease with lasers?

Lasers work by delivering us energy in the form of light. When used in gum disease surgery, Tigard patients can have their gums cut or vaporized by the laser in a less painful manner. When used with fillings, lasers can help to strengthen the bond between the filling and the tooth. In teeth whitening procedures, lasers help to enhance the effects of the bleaching agent.

What is the PerioLase® MVP-7™?

The PerioLase® MVP-7™ is the first and only laser to be cleared by the FDA. It is highly intelligent and designed specifically for use in gum disease surgery. Tigard patients can experience less pain and less discomfort than with traditional procedures when they use the PerioLase® MVP-7™ for gum disease surgery in Tigard.

Is LANAP® painful?

With laser gum disease surgery, Tigard patients will experience much less pain and discomfort than with traditional surgery. Instead of using a blade to cut away tissue, a laser is used to eliminate bacteria and diseased tissue without causing harm to the healthy areas of the gum line.

Is it more expensive to have laser gum disease surgery in Tigard, than traditional surgery?

In most cases, the cost for laser gum disease surgery in Tigard is around the same price range as traditional surgery. You can expect to pay the same amount or slightly higher. For an exact price on gum disease surgery, Tigard patients should contact Dr. Sanil Thanik.

Is LANAP® an option for me?

While LANAP® is a very useful and convenient procedure; it is not viable for everyone. To learn how to treat periodontal disease, or find out if you are eligible for laser gum disease surgery in Tigard, contact Dr. Sunil Thanik today.

 

Dr. Sunil Thanik, located in Tigard, OR, is a Periodontist who services patients from Portland, OR; Lake Oswego, OR; Beaverton, OR; and Tigard, OR. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment.

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