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Dr. Rick LaCuesta, DDS

Periodontics ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. LaCuesta

Rick LaCuesta DDS

22 29th St Gulfport, MS 39507

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Dr. Rick LaCuesta, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Dentistry in 1976 and practices periodontics and dentistry.


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(228) 868-9615

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Dr. LaCuesta's conditions and procedures:

  • Bleeding Gums
  • Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT)
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Frenectomy
  • Gingivitis
  • Gum Disease
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Periodontitis
  • PerioLase® Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP)
  • Receding Gums
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Swollen Gums

About Me

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

Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Dentistry

Education

1980
University Of Texas Health Science Center / Dental School
Residency Hospital
1976
Louisiana State University School Of Dentistry
Medical School
1972
University Of Mississippi
Undergraduate School
1980
1976
1972

Memberships & Affiliations

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

Dr. LaCuesta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. LaCuesta

4.9

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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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