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Frequently Asked Laser Questions in Burnaby, BC

Frequently Asked Laser Questions Burnaby, BC

Q. Is laser gum disease treatment in Burnaby in safe?

A. Yes. Laser gum disease treatment is completely safe. Laser dentistry has been used effectively for several decades and the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) is the only FDA and Health Canada cleared protocol for gum disease treatment. Burnaby dentist, Dr. Ben Yee is trained and certified to perform LANAP®.

Q. Is laser gum disease treatment in Burnaby painful?

A. Patients experience less pain with laser gum surgery and are able to manage any discomfort with over-the-counter pain relievers, returning to work the day following the procedure. Remember, there are no scalpels or sutures used in this gum disease treatment by Burnaby dentist, Dr. Yee, unlike traditional dental surgery.

Q. What is the difference between traditional surgery and laser gum disease treatment in Burnaby?

A. The most salient distinction between the two is that laser gum surgery uses a laser to eradicate bacteria and reduce inflammation without need for cutting and suturing, characteristic of traditional surgery. Laser gum disease treatment by Burnaby dentist, Dr. Yee, affords numerous advantages of patient comfort and long term health when compared with traditional surgery.

Q. Is it true that laser gum disease treatment in Burnaby can regenerate bone?

A. Yes. It is the only procedure proven to regenerate bone, reversing the ravaging effects of periodontal disease, and saving teeth that would otherwise be extracted. This regeneration results from a step in the laser gum disease treatment. Burnaby Dentist, Dr. Yee, utilizes the laser to stimulate the bone, tooth root, and tissue, catalyzing the body to regenerate bone.

Q. Is laser gum disease treatment by a Burnaby dentist right for me?

A. Laser gum surgery does not interfere with any medications nor does it negatively impact existing medical conditions. If you are interested in this procedure, the best course of action is to discuss your unique needs with our Burnaby dentist. Dr. Yee can review your medical and dental history to help you make the healthiest decision for you.


Dr. Benny Yee, located in Burnaby, BC, is a general dentist who provides dental care to Burnaby patients. This Burnaby dentist offers procedures including pediatric dental care, gum disease surgery, wisdom teeth removal, and aesthetic dentist care. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!

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Owner: Dr. Benny Yee
  • Dr. Tyler Duffy, General Dentist
  • Dr. John Margitay, General Dentist
  • Dr. Patricia Sun, General Dentist
  • Dr. Jaspal Girn, Certified Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dr. Yi Yang, Certified Specialist in Periodontics
Unit 140-8960 University High St
Burnaby, BC V5A 4Y6