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Periodontal Clinic

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The Periodontal Clinic is accepting new patients.

The Periodontal Clinic at Tufts Dental School provides comprehensive treatment for all oral health issues related to the gum and bone tissues.

  • Sore, bleeding Gums
  • Gum recessions, longer tooth/teeth
  • Mobile tooth/teeth
  • Sensitivity (gum and/or tooth)
  • Short crowns (gummy smile)
  • Missing tooth/teeth

Why Tufts Perio?

  • Reduced fees – Our fees up to 50 percent less than private practice periodontists.
  • Multiple Insurance Plans Accepted – We accept a variety of dental insurance plans. Please call (617) 636-6888 to confirm that we accept your specific insurance.
  • State-of-the-art facility and equipment
  • A full range of periodontal services – We are able to offer all of the latest and most sophisticated periodontal treatments – in addition, you can receive hygiene and see other specialists as needed, all in the same building.
  • Convenient location in downtown Boston – Discounted parking, T, and bus are across the street. Directions

Become a Patient

If you are interested in receiving care or have a referral from a dentist, please call (617) 636-6888 to set up an appointment. All patients require an initial consultation with an associated fee of $38 plus the cost of x-rays if needed. Each patient is unique, so detailed treatment plans and associated costs will be explained after your initial consultation.


  • Scaling and Root Planing (Deep Cleaning)
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Regenerative  Procedures (Bone Grafting)
  • Dental Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Implants
  • Periodontal Pocket Reduction
  • Exposure of tooth/teeth for braces
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