Eden Prairie, MN Periodontist Dr. Andres Sanchez Expands Expertise at Virtual Osteology Symposium USA

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Dr. Andres Sanchez, a board-certified periodontist in Eden Prairie, MN, attended the two-day live Virtual Osteology Symposium USA. Dr. Sanchez brings this cutting-edge information back to his practice, offering his patients the latest techniques in periodontology.

Board-Certified Periodontist in Eden Prairie, MN, Dr. Andres Sanchez

Eden Prairie, MN Periodontist Dr. Andres Sanchez Attends Virtual Osteology Symposium USA

Despite limitations to in-person education amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Sanchez remains at the forefront of his field through online and virtual continuing education courses.

Board-certified periodontist Dr. Andres Sanchez recently attended the Virtual Osteology Symposium USA. This two-day event was presented as a live webinar and focused on soft and hard tissue techniques for the long-term health of natural teeth as well as the lasting success of dental implants. Dr. Sanchez is excited to bring the knowledge he acquired back to his practice and begin implementing the latest techniques for his patients.

As a periodontal specialist, Dr. Sanchez has advanced training in gum health and implantology. Board certification as a periodontist demonstrates his added dedication to keeping current with all the newest treatments and techniques in the field, as verified by the American Board of Periodontology. Despite limitations to in-person education amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Sanchez remains at the forefront of his field through online and virtual continuing education courses. This dedication to periodontology stems from his passion to offer truly minimally invasive, effective, and predictable care to his community.

During the Virtual Osteology Symposium USA, leaders in periodontology reviewed cutting-edge research in soft tissue and bone augmentation techniques. Healthy soft tissues seal out disease-causing bacteria and work alongside bone tissue to support natural teeth from shifting or falling out. These same tissues help ensure the success of dental implants after implant placement. A balanced and even gumline can make the difference between a failing dental implant and a beautiful and complete smile that lasts for years to come.

Before dental implants are placed, Dr. Sanchez will also examine the health of each patient’s jawbone, evaluating bone volume and density. If the bone is too weak to support dental implants, he provides bone grafting or augmentation treatments to rebuild the jawline to a healthier state.

Effective soft tissue grafting has cosmetic applications as well, allowing patients to reclaim their smile esthetics. Many patients who need gum grafting have uneven gumlines that are highly noticeable when they smile. If left untreated receding gums can even lead to loose and shifting teeth eventually causing tooth loss.

Together, periodontist Dr. Sanchez and prosthodontist Dr. Eleni Voltidi offer collaborative, expert-level dental implant treatment in one convenient location. From treatments to help patients qualify for implants including bone grafting, gum grafting, and tooth extractions, to implant placement and final restorations, comprehensive dental implant treatment is possible from PerioWest. This comprehensive approach enables patients to regain healthy and happy smiles with fewer visits to fewer practices.

Patients needing the services of a periodontist or prosthodontist in Eden Prairie, MN are encouraged to reserve a consultation with Dr. Sanchez or Dr. Voltidi. They can be reached by calling 952-567-7457 or visiting http://www.periowestmn.com.

About the Practice

PerioWest is a periodontal practice offering personalized dental care for patients in Eden Prairie, MN and the Twin Cities areas. Dr. Andres R. Sanchez received his Certificate & Master’s Degree in Periodontics from the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. He is a board-certified periodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. In addition, Dr. Sanchez has been involved as a primary author in more than ten scientific papers published in major periodontal and implant dentistry journals. His associate, Dr. Eleni Voltidi is a prosthodontist who completed her Fellowship in Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics form the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. PerioWest provides state-of-the-art dental implant treatment, LANAP® laser therapy, and advanced periodontal care to Eden Prairie, MN and the Twin Cities areas. To learn more about Dr. Sanchez and the services provided at PerioWest, please visit the practice website at http://www.periowestmn.com or call 952-567-7457.

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