Dakota Regional Periodontics

2800 Jackson Boulevard, Suite 6

Rapid City, SD 57702


What is a periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease in addition to placement and maintenance of dental implants. Periodontists are experts in the treatment of all forms of periodontal disease, including gingivitis, periodontitis, and gingival recession.

The American Dental Association recognizes periodontics as one of the nine specialties of dentistry. Periodontists receive extensive training, including three years of additional education beyond dental school. By choosing a specialist, you will benefit from the latest techniques and procedures for treating both periodontal disease replacing missing teeth with dental implants.

 Joshua W. Nehring, DDS and Mark A. Terry, DDS practice a full scope of periodontics with expertise ranging from dental implants to cosmetic periodontal surgery and gum grafting. Drs. Joshua W. Nehring and Mark A. Terry can now correct a wide variety of periodontal (gum) disease.

Even a subtle change in your smile helps you to project an image of self-confidence and high personal esteem. When you feel good about yourself, it shows in your appearance.

Office hours:

Monday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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