Utah Oral Surgery
At Utah Periodontal Specialists, we’re proud to introduce three outstanding oral surgeons who serve at both our Salt Lake City and South Jordan locations.
Dr. Jeffrey Knight, DDS:
Following in the footsteps of his father, Utah’s first periodontist, Dr. Jeff Knight brings a rich legacy to our team. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah, dental school at Creighton University, and specialized in periodontology at Oregon Health & Science University.
Dr. Christian Nielsen, DDS:
Dr. Braden Atkins, DDS:
Oral Surgery in Salt Lake City
Types of Oral Surgery Procedures We Perform
- Dental Implant Surgery: Placement of titanium posts in the jawbone to serve as stable anchors for replacement teeth.
- Periodontal Surgery: Various procedures to address gum disease, including the treatment of deep pockets of bacteria and gum recession.
- Crown Lengthening: Reshaping gum tissue to expose more of the tooth, for both aesthetic improvements and restorative purposes.
- Osseous Surgery: A procedure aimed at reshaping the bones that support the teeth, typically used to treat periodontal disease that has affected the bone structure.
- Gingivectomy: Surgical removal of gum tissue, often performed to treat gum disease or for cosmetic reasons.
- Frenectomy: The removal or alteration of the frenulum, a small fold of tissue, to resolve issues that affect speech, eating, or the stability of teeth.
- Impacted Tooth Exposure: A procedure to expose a tooth that has not properly erupted into the mouth, often used in conjunction with orthodontic treatments.
- Gingival Graft: A treatment for gum recession, involving the transplantation of gum tissue to the affected area to protect the roots of teeth and improve gum health.
Why Choose Us?
Our facility prides itself on receiving excellent reviews from our patients. These testimonials reflect our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction and the high standard of care we provide. From the moment you walk in for a consultation to the follow-up post-surgery, our focus is on ensuring a comfortable, safe, and effective treatment experience.
How Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health
Oral Surgeon in Salt Lake City and South Jordan
Whether you’re in need of an oral surgeon in South Jordan or Salt Lake City, UT, choosing Utah Periodontal Specialists guarantees an exceptional experience. Our practice stands out for its customer service and friendly staff, creating a welcoming and supportive environment for every patient. We understand that visiting an oral surgeon can be daunting, so our team is dedicated to making your experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible.
You deserve to feel comfortable and confident when visiting Utah Periodontal Specialists.
A dental implant is placed into the bone to simulate a root. Once the implant has healed your dentist will place the crown.
Periodontal surgery is performed on patients who have periodontal disease in order to reduce pockets.