We proudly provide quality periodontal care to our
patients. Our featured services include non-surgical periodontal therapy
along with surgical periodontal therapy. We'll be glad to
hear from you if you have any questions.
Thank you and see you soon!
Dr. Michael R. Richter,DDS,MS,FICOI and team
Our Practice Philosophy
You have been referred to us by your general dentist
because they found a problem with the gum tissues (gingiva) and bone
that surround and support your teeth, or maybe because some of your
teeth need to be replaced using dental implants. We provide the special
care and knowledge required to deal with these problems to assist,
support and complement the treatment you receive from your general
Patients often donít anticipate needing periodontal
treatment. They may come with many unanswered questions about the nature
of their problems and why they need specialty periodontal treatment.
Often there is fear. We understand this. It is our belief that if you
have made the commitment to seek periodontal treatment with us, then
working to help you overcome fear, and to be sure you have all the
knowledge needed to understand your problem and the reason for
treatment, is at least as important as the treatment itself. We donít
believe in taking our patientsí comfort for granted either. We cannot
expect a patientís commitment to therapy to thrive with anticipation of
So in exchange for your trust in our care, we are
committed to providing you with the best possible conservative
periodontal treatment delivered with the utmost compassion and concern
for your comfort and satisfaction.
Dental Implants & Periodontics
We offer the most advanced technology in:
We take pride in making your dental experience as pleasant and
comfortable as possible. We will thoroughly present treatment options, explain
our procedures, and educate you in the maintenance of your oral health. It is
our goal to have you feel secure in the treatment of your dental needs.
Our office is conveniently located in Durham. To help
accommodate your busy schedule, our office hours are Monday Ė Thursdays
8-5. Coffee, tea, & water are always available in our reception area. A
walkman is available for your enjoyment and we encourage you to bring
musical selections of your choice for your listening pleasure, or you
may bring your own iPod.