Is Your Dental Implant at Risk?
Are you having problems with a dental implant? You may have a condition known as peri-implantitis. Peri-implantitis is an inflammatory disease involving the gum and bone surrounding your implant. This destructive infection threatens your health, and should be treated promptly to prevent the loss of the implant. As a periodontal and implant specialist, Dr. Alexander Volchonok is uniquely equipped at resolving peri-implantitis. Save your implant investment. Get the peri-implantitis treatment you need now for lasting oral health.
What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Peri-Implantitis?
A number of factors contribute to the onset of peri-implantitis. Certain systemic diseases like osteoporosis and diabetes may play a role. Other concerns include lifestyle habits like teeth grinding, smoking or poor oral hygiene. Any symptoms of the condition should be evaluated right away. This ensures your dental implant the best chance of long-term success. Signs and symptoms of peri-implantitis include:
Inflamed or bleeding gums
Exposure of implant post
Presence of pus
Deep periodontal pockets
Save Your Dental Implants With Effective Peri-Implantitis Treatment
Dr. Volchonok is an Ivy League trained specialist and an authority in peri-implantitis treatment. He even instructs other dentists on proper technique for this advanced procedure. He and our team provide the effective, comfortable treatment you need when your implant is at risk. We also help determine the root cause of your condition to help keep future problems at bay. Our practice offers laser therapy and other “state of the art” peri-implantitis procedures to treat infected gum and bone tissue around your implant. Our treatment procedures work below the gum line to resolve peri-implantitis by:
- Eliminating harmful bacteria
- Reversing bone loss
- Regenerating new bone growth
- Encouraging gum reattachment