Dr. Serra, a certified periodontist, specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of periodontal diseases, as well as comprehensive dental implant therapy. Throughout his career, he has devoted himself to gaining a profound understanding of the intricate relationship between dental health and overall well-being.
Before relocating to the Sarasota area, Dr. Serra ran a successful private practice in Columbus, Ohio, for 12 years. During this period, he also shared his expertise by teaching clinical periodontology at The Ohio State University and delivering numerous informative lectures. Dr. Serra earned his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Michigan, a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Science in Periodontics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
As a board-certified periodontist, Dr. Serra possesses specialized training in a wide range of periodontal procedures, including surgical treatment of periodontal diseases, periodontal regeneration, gum grafts, bone augmentation, dental implants, and more. His services encompass:
Immediate placement when suitable
Immediate provisionalization when appropriate
Single unit through full arch placement
Hard and soft tissue ridge augmentation
Treatment of Peri-implantitis, involving hard and soft tissue regeneration around affected implants
Extraction of failed implants with subsequent hard and soft tissue regeneration and replacement
Internal and External approaches
Simultaneous implant placement, when suitable
Subepithelial connective tissue grafting
Free gingival graft
Autogenous palatal tissue
Donor tissue when appropriate
Treatment of periodontal disease:
Traditional osseous surgery
Regeneration of periodontal defects
Extraction & Socket Grafting
Biopsy with oral pathology
Surgical exposure of unerupted canines to aid in orthodontic treatment
Periodontal assisted osteogenic orthodontics
Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Serra relishes quality time with his wife, Jen, and their three boys. You can often find him capturing moments behind his camera lens on the beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island.
Call our office in Sarasota, FL today to make an appointment with Dr. Serra!
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