We gladly participate with Delta Dental Premier and American Dental Plan of Wisconsin.

Better Esthetics. Better Function. Better Health.

At Dental Implant and Periodontal Specialists, your smile is our first priority.

Dr. Joseph Cristoforo is pleased to welcome Dr. Andrew Carmosino to Dental Implant & Periodontal Specialists. Together, Drs. Cristoforo and Carmosino have a combined forty years of experience, making them Madison's most experienced periodontal practice. Both doctors have been recognized annually on Madison's List of Best Doctors. Our specialized services include:

  • Dental Implant Placement
  • Periodontal Disease Treatment
  • Cosmetic Gum Surgery
  • Gum and Bone Grafting
  • Tooth Extractions
  • Treatment of Loose Teeth and Bite Problems
  • Oral Cancer Screenings

We believe that your right to choose a dentist is an important freedom. We work closely with your dentist, but a referral by a dentist is not required to visit our office.

We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Dr. Joseph Cristoforo

    Dr. Cristoforo moved to Wisconsin from Garden City, New York, and in 2015 merged his practice with Dr. Kenneth Neidhart. Dr. Cristoforo is a respected leader in the field of Periodontics. He has been voted one of Madison's top Dentists from 2017 to 2020.

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    Andrew Carmosino

    Dr. Carmosino was born and raised in Erie, PA. He practiced as a general dentist in Erie for two years, prior to moving to Chicago to complete his specialty training in Periodontology with an emphasis on dental implantology.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "The whole environment is calm and soothing, and I would recommend it to anyone needing periodontal care."
    LARRY B.

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