Dr. Hiers, our periodontist, graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with her certificate in periodontics as well as concurrently receiving a Masters in Oral Biology. Dr. Hiers is a diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and has her certification in IV conscious sedation.
Periodontal treatments address the health of the structures surrounding and supporting the teeth. This can include the gums and other tissues. A periodontist receives specialized training, and can perform procedures like gingival grafts, crown lengthening, frenectomies, and even the placement of dental implants.