Office Hours:

M: 10:30am – 4pm, Tu  Th: 8am - 4pm
Post Op Visits: M – Th: 7am - 4pm

Welcome!

We believe in the team approach to periodontal care. This not only means working closely with your general dentist, but also including you in treatment options and decision making. We take pride in helping educate and guide you through the process of periodontal treatment with the full understanding of the time and financial investment.

We understand the impact your dental health has on your whole health and the quality of your life. Our team is charged with helping you achieve ideal oral wellness by providing you with treatment options that are fully customized to your unique wants.

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About

What is a Periodontist?

Periodontists are dentists who have advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, which is infections of the structures around the teeth.

Periodontists also treat various other diseases and conditions associated with oral soft tissue. 

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Services

There are many ways to replace missing teeth; dental implants are one option that you may be a candidate for. A special type of screw is placed in the jawbone which supports a new tooth made by your dentist. This “screw” is made of titanium and is similar in many ways to knee and hip replacements.

The success rate for dental implants is in the mid to upper 90% range. Every dental implant is customized to your specific needs and can be a permanent solution when maintained properly. 

Esthetic Crown Lengthening to treat a “Gummy Smile

Esthetic crown lengthening involves removing or reshaping the gum and underlying structures to create a new gum line. This can result in a proportional and more esthetic smile. Virtually any look that is desired can be achieved with this surgical art form. Dr. Ward works in close contact with your dentist for a customized approach.

Periodontal Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is an infection caused by the bacteria in dental plaque. If left untreated it can lead to bone loss, tooth mobility and in severe cases tooth loss. You may not know that you have periodontal because it generally does not cause pain, but some signs or symptoms you may have can include: