In most cases, laser dentistry is similar or slightly more expensive than the cost of traditional periodontal surgery but it is dependent on the severity of the gum disease. Most doctors prefer laser surgery as it offers the patient a better experience. In some cases, laser dentistry is necessary for
successful treatment. Additionally, laser dentistry has a higher long-term success rate, decreasing the likelihood of incurring additional costs from multiple treatments. Overall, the benefits far outweigh the costs.