What is Peri-Implantitis?

A treatment for failing dental implants with minimally invasive laser technology.

So, what is peri-implatitis?

Peri-implantitis is an infection around a dental implant caused by bacteria buildup, and the leading cause of failing dental implants. This infection causes inflammation of the gums and can lead to the destruction of vital bone structure. Too much bone loss can result in failing dental implants. 

Treatment for failing dental implants in Stone Mountain, GA, is similar to that of periodontal therapy for gum disease. Early diagnosis and treatment of peri-implantitis is critical for preserving bone health and dental implant stability and for making sure bacteria does not spread throughout the mouth and into the bloodstream. 

Dr. Hassan Moeti treats failing dental implants with both laser and non-laser treatments, with the end goal of removing all bacteria and disease and restoring your complete oral health.

Benefits of a conservative approach.

Long-term improvements in the stability of dental implants and your oral health can be accomplished through both traditional and laser treatment. Laser dentistry, a more conservative approach to treating failing dental implants has significant benefits when compared with conventional cut-and-sew methods. 

Dental lasers not only remove all bacteria and disease, but cauterize the treatment site and encourage bone tissue regeneration around the dental implant. Without causing trauma to the health soft tissue, laser treatment for failing dental implants in Stone Mountain, GA, reduces inflammation, eliminates infection, and stimulates new bone growth.