Dental implants are incredible solutions for permanent replacement of missing teeth. While most dental implants never create any problems for patients, some individuals do experience peri-implantitis. This is a condition where bacteria between an implant is causing issues that are affecting the bone and gums, making the soft tissues inflamed. Without intervention with advanced practices such as laser dentistry, peri-implantitis can require the eventual removal of the dental implant, as well as other oral health problems.
Some of the biggest signs of peri-implantitis include:
If you notice any of these symptoms commonly associated with peri-implantitis, please call our Waco, TX, periodontal office immediately at 254.776.6350 for fast scheduling of an appointment. The sooner peri-implantitis is diagnosed and treated, the better the expected outcome for you and your dental implant investment.
As one of the leading periodontists in the Waco area, Dr. J. Scott Jones has spent his lifetime embracing the leading-edge dental technologies. This includes adopting the use of lasers to treat conditions like peri-implantitis. Using a comfortable handheld laser device, he can target the affected gum areas and remove any bacteria or tissues that have become unhealthy, as well as any lesions that may have developed.
The benefits of laser dentistry in the treatment of peri-implantitis are many:
If you feel your dental implants are failing, please contact us right away for an evaluation.
I have been a patient of Dr Jones for 28 years. DR Jones and his staff are great. They explain all procedure options thoroughly and follow up after any procedure to make sure their patients are doing OK. My husband is now also a patient of Dr Jones. I tell everyone who tells me that they may need to see a periodontist, have their general dentist to get them in to see Dr Jones."— Denise Hegefed
I have been going to Dr. Jones office for over 11 years. After my initial periodontal surgery, they have helped me keep my gums in good shape.— Bettie Smith
Tammy Gorman— Anonymous
Superior service , friendly staff, and my mouth has never felt better!!— Tina Hutyra