Dr. Lalit Thanki, DDS

Dr. Lalit Thanki, DDS

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Dr. Lalit Thanki, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1992 and practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.

3231 Kaliste Saloom Rd

Lafayette, LA 70508

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  • Cigna
  • DenteMax

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thanki "There?s so much we have to offer patients?We are a full-service office that can take care of the majority of your dental needs. For a brighter smile, we have everything from veneers to in office teeth whitening. For a more functional mouth, we do everything from implants to dentures to Invisalign? invisible braces. You?re going to love our warm comfortable atmosphere."

12  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sports Dentistry

82  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries
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113  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Air Abrasion
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • CAD-CAM Dentistry
  • Cancer Screening
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Endodontic Surgery
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Jaw Tracking
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Treatment for Dental Fillings
  • Lesion Removal
  • Local Anesthesia
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Same-Day Dental Crowns
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
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Background Check

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Lousiana State U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Academy Of General Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

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Dr. Thanki's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thanki to family and friends
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  • 3
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Dr. Thanki's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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