Why Choose A Periodontist?

Experts in Dental Implants and Soft Tissue Treatments

Over Six Decades of Periodontal Expertise

If you need dental implants or soft tissue treatment, choosing the experts in these services—periodontists—not only ensures you’ll receive superior care but that the results of your treatment will last for many years to come. Better still, periodontists remain at the forefront of emerging technologies and techniques within their specialty and offer minimally invasive solutions, making them the ideal choice if you have missing teeth, gum disease, or desire periodontal plastic surgery.

At our practice, we are pleased to have two of the most experienced periodontists in Ocala and Crystal River, FL, as well as all of North Florida. Dr. John Darby and Dr. Timothy Johnson have over six decades of combined expertise in periodontics and dental implants and have become a pillar in the community since establishing their practice in 1982. With this team of experts by your side, you can rest assured that here your oral health and smile will be restored with the utmost care and skill, returning you to a confident, functional life!

Expertise Backed by Advanced Technology

Our level of training and education is certainly a testament to how far we will go to care for our patients. We also choose to use the latest technologies to provide the most minimally invasive treatments and are certified in IV sedation to maximize our patients’ comfort. We also complete our dental surgeries using virtual software and 3D guides that improve your surgical experience and the accuracy of our dental implant procedures. Backed by these advancements, we enhance our own skills in periodontology and dental implant surgery to provide care that is safe and predictable—with long-lasting and beautiful outcomes.

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dr darby and dental patient

Why Choose Our Practice?

We choose to put our patients first, providing the highest quality dental care possible. With professionalism and compassion, we’ve helped countless patients enjoy the confidence and freedom that comes from a beautiful smile and a healthy life. Our dedication to you is evident in the superiority of our work and the longevity of our practice in the community. We proudly list many reasons why patients continually choose us, including:

  • Over 65 years of specialized experience
  • Community establishment since 1982
  • Minimally invasive treatment solutions
  • Training from Pikos and Misch Institutes
  • Certified to administer IV sedation

Choose our periodontal team today!

peri implantitis treatment patient