Eden Prairie, MN Periodontist Improves Treatment of Bone Loss and Receding Gums with VeinViewer Vision 2 Technology

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Periodontist Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez of PerioWest, recently invested in advanced VeinViewer Vision 2 technology to improve care for patients suffering from jawbone loss and receding gums in Eden Prairie, MN. This technology helps identify the exact location of veins to improve the patient experience and promote healing.

Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez, Periodontist at PerioWest in Eden Prairie, MN

Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez, Eden Prairie, MN Periodontist, Invests in VeinViewer Vision 2 Technology

This modern device improves the process of receiving Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) stem cell grafts by allowing Dr. Sánchez to clearly identify veins in patients, even those with difficult-to-find veins.

In an effort to make treatments for bone loss and receding gums in Eden Prairie, MN gentler and simpler for patients, periodontist Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez of PerioWest, has invested in VeinViewer Vision 2 technology. This modern device improves the process of receiving Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) stem cell grafts by allowing Dr. Sánchez to clearly identify veins in patients, even those with difficult-to-find veins. Once the veins are identified, Dr. Sánchez can easily collect a sample of blood to create a PRF compound and accelerate healing.

PerioWest is committed to minimally invasive and alternative treatments for common dental concerns. For patients who suffer from gum recession and jawbone loss, combining PRF with gum grafts and bone grafting treatments can improve the healing of each procedure. PRF is a natural compound that uses the patient’s own blood, making it 100 percent natural and additive-free. When the PRF is added to the surgical site for bone and gum loss, the body releases healing proteins that improve and accelerate healing.

The VeinViewer Vision 2 technology uses harmless, near-infrared light to illuminate the blood in patients’ veins. This gives a real-time visualization of the blood vessels and patterns through the skin. When Dr. Sánchez can more clearly see the veins, drawing a small sample of blood for use in PRF treatments becomes much easier. This leads to a more streamlined treatment for bone grafting and gum grafting, beginning with the blood draw and continuing through the entire improved healing process. Further advantages of the VeinViewer Vision 2 include:

  •     Improved first-time success
  •     Less patient anxiety and discomfort
  •     Extra puncture site selection
  •     Improved patient safety
  •     The ability to identify hard-to-see veins
  •     The ability to identify rolling veins

Patients in need of bone grafting or gum grafting treatment for receding gums can benefit from the effects PRF offers their health and treatment times. PerioWest and the practice’s periodontist, Dr. Sánchez, will now be using the VeinViewer Vision 2 on all blood draws to ensure accuracy, minimally invasive care and a better overall patient experience. Those interested in learning more about the technology, PerioWest or Dr. Sánchez are invited to contact the office and schedule a consultation by visiting the website, http://www.periowestmn.com, or calling 952-479-4705.

About the Periodontist

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 in 2004. 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. To learn more about Dr. Sanchez and the services he provides, please visit his website at http://www.periowestmn.com or call 952-479-4705.

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