Laser Gum Surgery vs. Traditional Surgery
With 178 Million People in the U.S. Missing At Least One Tooth, it may be surprising to find that only a fraction of those affected receive treatment per year. The most common reason people delay treatment is fear of painful procedures. Despite being one of the most successful solutions for gum disease, traditional gum surgery has gotten a negative reputation over the years. Dr. Richard D. Weigand is proud to offer a modern, minimally-invasive laser alternative.
The Difference Between Laser Gum Surgery and Traditional Gum Surgery
Traditional gum surgery requires the use of scalpels and stitches to effectively clean pockets between the teeth and gums and decrease the pocket depth. It takes some time for the mouth to fully heal after this procedure, which may concern some patients. As an alternative, laser gum surgery is quick, effective and requires no scalpels or stitches, so you can get back to your regular activities the very next day. Even though laser gum surgery is minimally-invasive in nature, Dr. Weigand offers sedation dentistry to patients with dental fear or anxiety to help them get the treatment they need.
Benefits of Laser Gum Surgery
- Virtually Pain-Free
- Quick Recovery
- No Scalpels
- No Stitches
- Reduces Gum Bleeding
The Proof is in Our Patients
Friendly taken to a new level, comfortable throughout, a high-tech equipped office and well-trained staff. This practice makes extensive use of the most modern dental technologies including various lasers. If you are currently seeing a dentist that does not use lasers, you need a new dentist, and Dr. Weigand should be the one!
– Louis H.