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Predisposing Factors and Causes for Peri-Implant Disease

This is the third of a five-part newsletter series that discusses etiology, risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of peri-implant disease. Multiple risk factors have been associated with peri-implant diseases. Poor oral hygiene Lack of keratinized gingiva...

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The Effects of LANAP on Periodontal Microbiota

Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is a minimally invasive periodontal surgical protocol using the Nd:YAG laser. Multiple reports have shown both favorable clinical and radiographic improvement in the advanced periodontal sites. Histological studies have...

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Etiology and Mechanism for Peri-implant Diseases

This is the second of a five-part newsletter series that discusses etiology, risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of peri-implant disease. A direct relationship exists between peri-implant diseases and bacterial plaque resulting in an inflammatory...

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Post COVID-19 Information

As of Monday, May 4, 2020, our office officially re-opened. Our re-open plan is in accordance with public health officials and government agencies to minimize the health risk to you, our staff, and the rest of our loyal patients. Infection control has always been a...

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Peri-implant Diseases

This is the first of a five-part newsletter series that discusses etiology, risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of peri-implant disease. Peri-implant diseases are defined as disease processes that affect the surrounding tissue of a dental implant. The...

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Periodontal Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease

The association between periodontal disease and dementia conditions have long been known. A recent study published in Sciences Advances* reveals a potential link between Porphyromonas gingivalis and Alzheimer’s disease. P. gingivalis is one of the main pathogens in...

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Treatment of Failing Dental Implants with LAPIP

At this time, a consistently effective and predictable treatment approach or guideline for failing dental implants due to peri-implantitis has not been developed.  Laser Assisted Peri-Implantitis Procedure (LAPIP) is being used for failing and ailing implants, using...

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Low-level Laser Therapy or Photobiomodulation in Dentistry

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) or photobiomodulation is the use of low-level lasers to treat wounds, soft tissue injuries, and pain management. This is a form of light therapy that uses nonionizing forms of laser or light emitting diodes at levels of less than 500...

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