We want to congratulate you on taking the first steps toward bettering your periodontal - and overall - health. Here at Dental Implant and Periodontal Specialists, your smile is our first priority. Dr. Cristoforo is a specialist in periodontics and dental implantology. He specializes in conservative and surgical treatments of gum disease, which also includes cosmetic procedures as well as dental implants. He and his exceptional staff will ensure that you are taken care of. We know nobody really enjoys going to the dentist, which is why we strive to make each visit with us comfortable and as pleasant as possible.

This website was created to be a resource, to help patients better understand their course of treatment, and to answer any questions related to dental implants or periodontal therapy. We are also here to listen to any questions patients may have, so please do not hesitate to call us at (608) 841-1600 or send us an email.

What Is A Periodontist?

Dr. Joseph Cristoforo is a periodontist, which is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease (gum disease) as well as the placement of dental implants. They are experts in the treatment of all types of periodontal disease, such as gingivitis, periodontitis, and gingival recession. It is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. It requires extensive training and three additional years of education beyond dental school.