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Welcome Dr. Serra | Board-Certified Periodontist in Sarasota, FL

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:

Dental Implants:

  • 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

Sinus Augmentation:

  • Internal and External approaches

  • Simultaneous implant placement, when suitable

Gingival Grafting:

  • 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

  • Laser therapy

Crown Lengthening

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!

👨‍⚕️ Dr. Ben Tindal

👨‍⚕️ Dr. Ryan Serra



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