Is Destructive Peri-Implantitis Threatening Your Dental Implant?
Dental implants are an important investment in your health and quality of life after tooth loss. If peri-implantitis is threatening your implant, receiving prompt, effective treatment is crucial to encouraging long-term implant success. Peri-implantitis is a destructive inflammatory condition that causes breakdown of the gum and bone surrounding an implant. At Flagstaff Laser Dentistry, Dr. Robert Janisse provides expert laser care for peri-implantitis. Our minimally invasive service incorporates the BIOLASE® IPlus laser and REPaiR™ protocol for restoring periodontal health.
Know the Signs and Symptoms of Peri-Implantitis
Have you noticed changes around your implant? Peri-implantitis may be to blame. The condition is caused by several factors. Such causes include an uneven bite, gum disease, poor oral hygiene or excess cement. Tobacco use and systemic concerns like diabetes also play a role in some cases. We want your implants to last a lifetime. Contact our team today if you notice any indication of this implant condition.
Signs and symptoms of peri-implantitis:
- Gum inflammation
- Tender gums or bleeding
- Presence of pus
- Implant mobility
- Bone loss
- Deep periodontal pocketing
Laser Treatment Saves Implants and Restores Periodontal Health
Peri-implantitis is a very real threat to your implant and oral health. It is also a leading cause of implant failure. Treating this serious condition as early as possible offers the best chance at keeping your oral health and smile in top shape. Our advanced laser treatment helps restore health around your implant by eliminating bacterial plaque and removing diseased tissue. This effective treatment also promotes gum tissue reattachment and delivers regenerative therapy to reverse bone loss. Dr. Janisse has advanced training and experience in treating peri-implantitis through expert laser techniques.