Periodontists, Drs. Richard Amato and Michael Kang, Save Failing Dental Implants in Bridgeport, CT through Revolutionary Laser Dentistry

Monday, November 25, 2019 Dental News
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Patients suffering from failing dental implants in Bridgeport, CT can have their implant investment saved by Drs. Richard Amato and Michael Kang. These periodontists treat peri-implantitis, an infection of the gum and bone tissues surrounding an implant that eventually leads to implant failure, with gentle LAPIP™ laser treatment.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Respected periodontists, Drs. Richard Amato and Michael Kang, are saving dental implants in Bridgeport, CT from failure after they are affected by peri-implantitis. When a dental implant and the area around it becomes infected from bacteria, patients are at risk of implant failure, meaning their dental implant will have to be removed. Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of Connecticut offers leading peri-implantitis treatment through gentle LAPIP™ laser dentistry.

"It's very important for me to come here knowing that Dr. Amato is always up on the new and latest technology, and he will use whatever technology I am most comfortable with," says Elizabeth, a patient at Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of Connecticut. "He's very good at promising there will be no pain, and he delivers on his promise."

Patients who are suffering from gum disease around a dental implant are affected by peri-implantitis. This is a common condition that causes gum tissue to pull away from a dental implant, often exposing the titanium threads. Without timely treatment by experienced periodontists, patients can run the risk of implant failure as the jawbone deteriorates and the implant has minimal support. When an implant fails, it will have to be removed and a new implant will have to be placed. However, LAPIP laser dentistry provides a minimally invasive solution to peri-implantitis.

LAPIP laser treatment for peri-implantitis is so revolutionary for dental care because it simply uses gentle laser light to remove bacteria and infected tissue. There are no scalpels or sutures required, minimal bleeding and patients report virtually no pain. Traditional treatment for peri-implantitis involves surgically cutting away the infected tissue, then cleansing the area and suturing the gums back around the teeth. With LAPIP, the laser gently eliminates bacteria within the tissue that surrounds a dental implant. Once the bacteria are eliminated, the healthy tissue surrounding the implant is able to reattach and provide a solid foundation again.

Drs. Amato and Kang strive to help patients preserve their implant investment. LAPIP treatment for peri-implantitis is not only safe and comfortable for patients, but also affordable. This team of trained periodontists can save dental implants placed by any doctor if the condition is caught and treatment begins as soon as possible. Extensively trained in dental implants, the jawbone and gum tissue, Drs. Amato and Kang are adept at saving dental implants as well as placing them.

Patients in need of peri-implantitis treatment to save failing dental implants in the Bridgeport, CT area are welcome to schedule a consultation at Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of Connecticut. The practice is located in Monroe, CT and can be reached by calling 203-268-2000 or visiting

About the Periodontists Founder of Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of Connecticut in Monroe, CT, Dr. Richard Amato, and his associate Dr. Michael Kang, are leading periodontists and dental implant specialists who offer personalized care using advanced technology. Dr. Amato earned his DDS from Stony Brook University and his Certificate of Proficiency in Periodontics from Eastman Dental Center at the University of Rochester. Dr. Amato has placed thousands of dental implants. He is the first and most experienced provider of LANAP® laser gum disease therapy in Fairfield County, CT, as well as the first periodontist in Connecticut to provide the minimally invasive gum recession treatment, the Pinhole® Surgical Technique. Dr. Kang is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology. He completed his residency in periodontology from Columbia University and has published numerous articles on implant dentistry. To learn more about Dr. Amato, Dr. Kang or the services they offer visit or call 203-268-2000.


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