Location,22 29th Street, Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 868-9615
info@drlacuesta.com

Dr. Lacuesta's Periodontics & Implants Surgery Center

Specializes in gum disease prevention and treatment, grafts and dental implant

Periodontics

The prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gum & supporting tissue disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are experts in the treatment of oral inflammation

Gum Hygiene 

Dental Cleaning:
Removal of plaque, tarter and stains, cleaning of gum buckets, and scaling and root planing

Dental Implant

Titanium post, that serves as tooth root replacement, that is surgically placed into the jaw bone on which a replacement teeth or a bridge can be secured

What are dental implants?
Who needs them?

If you lost a tooth and need a synthetic replacement to preserve and look, function and overall health of you surrounding teeth, dental implant may be he best solution for you.
If you have lost multiple adjacent teeth and prefer a bridge type of solution, dental implants can be placed to mount the bridge intead of damaging healthy teeth to mount the bridge on.
See the process steps below

Graft

Synthetic or bone graft is placed in the gab where the lost tooth root was to stimulate natural bone growth

Wait

A period of time, on primarily liquid-based diet follows to allow the proper growth to supporting bone

Implant

Placement of the titanium post (implant) followed after a period, determined by your periodontist, by placinga crown or a bridge

Implant video 

Click image to watch a dental implant education video

New Patients: Please download and fill out our new patient packet

Dr. Lacuesta

Periodontics, Dental hygene & gum care, and Dental Implants

Rick Lacuesta, DDS
Member of:
American Dental Association
Mississippi Dental Association
Greater Gulfport Dental Society
Southwest Society of Periodontist
International Congress of Oral Implantology
Two Years Military Service Air Force 1976-1978Member of
American Dental Association
Mississippi Dental Association
Greater Gulfport Dental Society
Southwest Society of Periodontist
International Congress of Oral Implantology
Two Years Military Service Air Force 1976-1978

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