Oral Surgery & Periodontics – Tacoma, Gig Harbor & Vashon Island
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – Tacoma, Gig Harbor & Vashon Island
Dr. Manuel La Rosa specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implantology
Dr. Manuel La Rosa practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from reconstructive jaw surgery to wisdom tooth (third molar) removal. He can diagnose and treat facial injuries, including jawbone and facial skeleton fractures and soft tissue and skin lacerations.
Dr. La Rosa specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of oral pathology, including benign and malignant lesions of the oral cavity. He performs highly complex dental implant reconstructions including bone and soft tissue grafting procedures prior to dental implant placement of one or multiple teeth. In addition, Dr. La Rosa has expertise in treating obstructive sleep apnea and performing cosmetic treatments including the use of injectable fillers to treat the normal aging process as well as Botox.
To make you as comfortable as possible throughout your procedure, Dr. La Rosa and his team members are rigorously trained and specialized in delivering general anesthesia, intravenous (I.V.) sedation and ultra light sedation.
- Teeth Extractions
- Wisdom Tooth Removal
- Exposure of Impacted Teeth/Canines
- Oral Cancer Exam / Pathology
- Dental Implants
- Bone Grafting
- Facial Trauma
- Cancer Reconstruction
- Soft Tissue Grafting
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Cosmetic Procedures (including injectable fillers and BOTOX Cosmetic)
Periodontics – Tacoma, Gig Harbor & Vashon Island
Dr. Silvia La Rosa specializes in Periodontology and Implantology.
Dr. Silvia La Rosa and her team offer periodontal services including prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease (periodontal disease), cosmetic procedures such as correcting gummy smiles, gum grafting to enhance your smile and dental implants to replace single or multiple missing teeth.
For the ideal treatment of your condition we do interdisciplinary diagnosis, treatment planning and management of your case, which includes interaction as necessary with your medical doctor, orthodontist, endodontist, restorative doctor and oral surgeon.
We know that your oral and periodontal health are essential to your overall health and we want you to be as comfortable as possible in asking any questions regarding your care.
- Osseous Surgery / Pocket Reduction
- Gum Grafting
- Oral Pathology
- Crown Lengthening
- Pocket Reduction Procedures
- Impacted Teeth/Canines
- Cosmetic Periodontal Procedures
- Dental Implants
- Bone Grafting
Dental Implants – Tacoma, Gig Harbor, and Vashon Island
Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything and can smile with confidence, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved.
Dental implants are changing the way people live. With them, people are rediscovering the comfort and confidence to eat, speak, laugh and enjoy life. For more information about dental implants or to schedule a consultation appointment, contact us today!
As our patient, you will have access to the most up-to-date treatment options using state-of-the-art technology to better serve you with the highest standard of care and comfort. This includes digital 2D imaging as well as cone beam computerized tomography, which allow 3D facial reconstruction and provides accurate full spectrum diagnosis with the least amount of radiation possible in an environmentally friendly fashion avoiding the use of toxic chemicals.
Drs. Silvia La Rosa, Manuel La Rosa and William Lubken strive to offer our patients ideal periodontal and surgical care with uncompromised personal attention. We enjoy the beautiful smiles we see as your dreams become reality.
We work as a part of an interdisciplinary team that is here to serve you better: the team members include your restorative or family dentist, your orthodontist, endodontist and when needed your primary care physician. If you do not have a restorative or family dentist, please ask either Dr. La Rosa they will be glad in giving you recommendations if necessary.
Our philosophy of work puts you, our patient, first. As a team we strive to provide you with the best possible care and the best oral surgical experience, from the moment you set foot in our office. We are here to help and encourage you to ask any questions regarding your care.
Dental Implant Presentation
To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.