Dr. Rick LaCuesta, DDS

Dr. Rick LaCuesta, DDS

Periodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o

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Dr. Rick LaCuesta, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 38 years. He practices periodontics and dentistry.Read his story

Rick LaCuesta DDS

22 29th St

Gulfport, MS 39507
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Dr. LaCuesta's bio

This content was provided by Dr. LaCuesta "Member of: American Dental Association Mississippi Dental Association Greater Gulfport Dental Society Southwest Society of Periodontist International Congress of Oral Implantology 2 Years Military Service Air Force 1976-1978"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. LaCuesta "We utilize cone beam CT technology to evaluate and treatment plan implants.

Surgical guides are used for most cases.

We are highly trained to use the Millennium laser to treat Periodontal Disease, as an option.

We utilize Pinhole technique as on option for treating gingival recession. 

We place the following implants:

Zimmer, Nobel Biocare, Strauman"

2  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Dentistry

7  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT)
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Frenectomy
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Periodontal Exam
  • PerioLase® Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP)
  • Sinus Augmentation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University of Texas Health Science Center / Dental School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. LaCuesta has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. LaCuesta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Greater Gulfport Dental Society, Member
  • Mississippi Dental Association, Member
  • Southwest Society of Periodontist, Member

Dr. LaCuesta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. LaCuesta to family and friends
67 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (67)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. LaCuesta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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