Thank you for choosing Dakota Regional Periodontics. We congratulate you on taking the first step toward better periodontal, oral, and systemic health. In our practice, your dental health is our first priority. This website is resource to prepare and help you better understand your course of treatment. Dr. Nehring and Dr. Terry are specialists in the field of periodontics with extensive training and experience in dental implantology. We specialize in both conservative and surgical treatment of gum disease as well as other gum procedures including cosmetics to aesthetically enhance your smile.
We strive to make your visits with us as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We strongly believe that patient comfort is of the highest priority in quality dental care.
Your right to choose a periodontist is an important freedom. We work closely with your dentist, but a referral by a dentist is not required to visit our office. We welcome direct referrals from patients and friends of the practice and consider it the highest compliment when you entrust your family and friends to our care.
We are extraordinarily proud of our staff, which is comprised of caring and dedicated professionals. They work diligently to ensure that all patient needs are met as efficiently, smoothly, and comfortably as possible.
We are here to listen to your questions and concerns provide solutions to improve both your dental and overall health. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if additional questions arise regarding your care.
Phone: (605) 348-2556
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.