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Periodontists in Charleston

Get prompt, effective treatment for tooth loss or gum disease. Our experienced periodontists offer highly skilled and compassionate care in Charleston and the surrounding areas.

Dental Implants

Whether due to a traumatic accident or untreated periodontal disease, countless men and women must deal with tooth loss. With dental implants, you can restore your smile and continue enjoying all of your favorite foods.

All-On-4

All-on-4 is one of the most advanced dental implant methodologies. With All-on-4, you can restore your entire smile with just four implants. Benefits include shorter recovery time and less surgical invasion. We are pleased to offer All-on-4 at Periodontal Associates.

Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease can lead to a range of oral health problems, including tooth loss. Fortunately, there are a number of effective treatments, many of them not requiring surgical intervention. Learn more about gum disease treatment in Charleston, SC.

Our Highly Skilled and Compassionate Team

Our Highly Skilled and Compassionate Team

Our Highly Skilled and Compassionate Team

Dr. Christopher J. Caputo, D.M.D., M.H.S

Dr. Christopher J. Caputo received his undergraduate degree from Furman University, and he completed dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina. He also holds a Master of Health Science, obtained while completing his residency in periodontics. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a recognized specialty of the American Dental Association.

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Edward T. Murphy, D.M.D.

Dr. Edward T. Murphy practices periodontal care in Charleston, SC. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and completed dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor at MUSC.

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Meet Our Team

At Periodontal Associates, we are proud to have a team that is committed to patient safety, comfort, and clinical outcomes. Most of our team members have been with us for years, if not decades, and in that time have developed a reputation for their chairside manner and their attentiveness to patient needs.

“I have never felt so comfortable in a dentists’ office. The staff make you feel like family, so courteous and pleasant.”
-Patient

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Our Patients Love Us

At Periodontal Associates, we strive to offer each patient an individualized experience for their periodontal care. See what our patients have to say about our practice.

“This entire process has been one of the best experiences ever! From the day my orthodontist referred me to my actual appointment was professional and welcoming! The follow up and ease of contact was refreshing!”

Patricia W.

“Hands down, one of the best dental experiences I’ve ever had. Dr. Murphy and his staff are amazing. I felt welcomed right when I walked through the door. Dr. Murphy is so pleasant, explains everything in detail (something a Type A like me needs) and answers all questions ! So grateful to be referred there. Thank you so much!”

Sarah P.

“The staff is always friendly and professional. Dr. Caputo is fantastic and did phenomenal work. The COVID precautions they have implemented is also very impressive. I highly recommend this office if you are in need for periodontal care.”

Bonni R.

Bone Grafting

Patients who have teeth extracted or oral cysts removed may suffer from a degradation of the underlying jaw bone. Not only can this lead to a sunken facial appearance, but it can also make it more challenging to place dental implants. A bone graft is a simple surgery in which new bone cells can be grown, restoring your oral health and preparing you for additional procedures.

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Sedation Dentistry

Patient comfort is one of our foremost priorities. To ensure your procedure is safe and painless, we are pleased to offer a range of sedation options. Depending on the nature of the procedure, we may recommend nitrous oxide, oral, or IV sedation. We hope access to these sedation options gives you peace of mind about your upcoming procedure.

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Gum Recession Treatment

Many of our patients struggle with receding gums. Not only does this condition cause the teeth to appear longer, but it can also make you look older overall. Thankfully, there are a number of surgical and non-surgical interventions available to treat gum recession, with soft tissue grafting being the most common. Learn more about the options for addressing gum recession.

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Bone Regeneration

In treating periodontal disease, our providers may notice significant bone loss. This can put you in danger of tooth loosening or even tooth loss. With prompt intervention, we can regenerate the bone, offering greater protection for the surrounding teeth. Membranes, bone grafts, and even tissue-stimulating proteins may be used to regenerate missing bone. Contact us for more information on bone regeneration in Charleston, SC.

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Osseous Surgery

When you have severe periodontal disease, it can damage or degrade the bone tissue surrounding your teeth. Osseous surgery can help correct these deformities, reshaping your bone and protecting your teeth. This procedure involves a periodontist reshaping the bone and tooth and potentially performing a bone graft as well. To find out more about osseous surgery, contact Periodontal Associates at any time.

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we offer a variety of services for all your needs

At Periodontal Associates, our goal is to provide each patient with plenty of personal attention, taking the time to fully understand their needs and concerns. We deliver thorough evaluations and comprehensive care, ensuring our patients leave here in high spirits and robust oral health. Take a moment to learn more about the treatments we provide.

Committed To Giving You The Best Care Possible

Before & After Gallery

Nobody wants to go through life with missing teeth or decaying gums. These periodontal health disorders can impair your appearance as well as your self-confidence. As such, periodontal treatment can produce life-changing results. Check out this before and after gallery for some examples of our work.

Patient Registration

One of the things our providers enjoy most is getting to know new patients, hearing their stories, and supplying them with answers to their dental health problems. To make your first visit with us even easier, we welcome you to go ahead and register online.

Referring Doctors

At Periodontal Associates, one thing we take pride in is clear communication and efficient coordination of care with referring dentists. If you have a patient seeking a periodontal specialist, we would be more than happy to review their case. Reach out to us with any questions.

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Periodontists Serving Charleston and surrounding areas

Periodontal Associates is an experienced practice proudly serving patients in Charleston, SC. Our providers are known for their clinical knowledge as well as their friendly demeanor and compassionate care. We provide treatments including dental implants, bone grafting, and All-on-4. Additionally, we can treat both gum disease and receding gum lines. Contact us for periodontal care in the Charleston area.

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33 A Gamecock Ave,
Charleston, SC 29407

Office Hours

Mon—Thurs: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-2pm
Sat—Sun: Closed