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What is a periodontist?

A Periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, gum grafting, esthetic gum surgery, bone augmentation, and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants. Periodontist receive extensive training in these areas, including three additional years of post-graduate training along with a master’s degree after completing four years of dental school.

By choosing a Periodontist you will benefit from the latest procedures for treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants tailored to your needs. In addition, Periodontist can perform cosmetic periodontal procedures to help you achieve the smile you desire.

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