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Periodontist - High Point Periodontics

Implants and Cosmetic Surgery

High Point Periodontics

At High Point Periodontics, Dr. Lanier specializes in the care of periodontal disease and the placement of dental implants. We strive to provide a pleasant, relaxing and caring environment. We welcome you to the practice, and will answer any questions and concerns regarding your health.

Dr. Lanier has been a practicing periodontist for more than 20 years. She provides the best care possible by using state-of-the-art equipment. For example, Dr. Lanier provides laser gum surgery as an option to patients to treat periodontal disease, compared to the more traditional osseous surgery. This procedure, called LANAP™, does not require a scalpel or sutures, and has less than a 24 hour recovery period.

People usually don’t show signs of gum disease until they are in their 30s or 40s. Men are more likely to have gum disease than women. Although teenagers rarely develop periodontitis, they can develop gingivitis, the milder form of gum disease. Most commonly, gum disease develops when plaque is allowed to build up along and under the gum line.

Our Mission Statement

“Our purpose is to provide quality care in an enjoyable environment utilizing the latest technology. We will educate our patients and provide individualized personal care in an efficient and patient friendly manner.”

Do you have any of these symptoms?

  • Bad breath that won’t go away
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Tender or bleeding gums
  • Painful chewing
  • Loose or shifting teeth
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Receding gums

If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, or have any of these symptoms, you’re not alone. In the U.S., 64.7 Million Americans currently have some form of gum disease. Periodontal diseases range from simple gum inflammation to a more serious disease resulting in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. In the worst cases, teeth are lost.

Whether your gum disease is stopped, slowed, or gets worse depends a great deal on how well you care for your teeth and gums every day, from this point forward. Dr. Lanier and her staff are here to help you. Please give our office a call to set up an appointment for our High Point or Lexington locations.

Meet Dr. Karen Lanier

Dr. Lanier was born in Lexington, North Carolina.  She received a Dental Hygiene degree from Guilford Technical Institute. Continuing her dental hygiene education she received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Dental Education from UNC at Chapel Hill.
 
Dr. Lanier worked as a Dental Hygienist while attending the University of North Carolina’s School of Dentistry.  After receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, she continued and earned her Master’s degree in Graduate Periodontics.
 
Gum disease has been linked with health complications like stroke and pancreatic cancer.
Dental implants and LANAP are state-of-the-art periodontal procedures Dr. Lanier offers!
Periodontal plastic Surgery can improve your smile and your self-esteem!
Whether you need a bone grafting or perio maintenance, we can take care of your needs!
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High Point Office

203 Boulevard Street
High Point, NC 27262

Lexington Office

241 E. Center Street
Lexington, NC 27292

High Point Office

Lexington Office

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - 8am-5pm
  • Tuesday - 8am-5pm
  • Wednesday - 8am-5pm
  • Thursday - 7am-5pm
  • Friday - 7am-2:30pm
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Sunday - Closed