Laxmi Sukhtankar, BDS, MDS, MS
Meet Dr. Sukhtankar
Dr. Laxmi Sukhtankar is a compassionate, quality focused, board-eligible periodontist. She completed her three-year residency to obtain Master of science degree (M.S.) in Periodontics from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2019. Prior to her residency she worked as Periodontist for three years in India. Upon moving to the U.S., she decided to further enhance her knowledge and expertise in dentistry especially in periodontics. She completed her externships from University of Michigan Health Systems in 2015.
The main reason she attributes her continuing interest in Periodontics is making a positive impact on patients’ lives by rendering best patient care to achieve health and well-being. Dr. Sukhtankar values forming lifelong relationships with her patients. She is overjoyed with the gratitude expressed by her patients during the residency. With the advanced training and previous experience in this field she has a strong background in implant therapy, bone grafting, periodontal treatment, mucogingival surgery and pain management.
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Dr. Sukhtankar has been part of several research projects during her residency training. Her research focused on the evaluation of accuracy of static computer-guided implant placement compared with partially-guided or free-hand placement. She has presented her research on national platforms and has various publications to her credit. Dr. Sukhtankar is an active member of American Academy of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Periodontal Association.
Dr. Sukhtankar lives in Michigan with her husband. Being a foodie, she enjoys cooking, travelling, and likes art work.