Welcome to Our Practice: Periodontist Northglenn, Colorado
At Colorado Gum Care, our highly skilled team of dental professionals is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care to individuals and families in Northglenn and the surrounding areas.
Whether you are in need of dental implants, root canal treatment, or preventative care, our comprehensive range of services is designed to meet all of your dental needs. With our state-of-the-art dental technology and compassionate approach, we strive to ensure a smooth and comfortable visit for each and every patient.
From dental care for children to cosmetic dentistry options, our friendly team is here to provide you with the highest level of care and help you overcome any fear of dentists that you may have.
We also offer flexible financing options and evening appointments to accommodate your busy schedule. Trust your dental care to our experienced and dedicated dentists at Colorado Gum Care. Experience the difference of our exceptional patient care and see why we are the choice Periodontist in Northglenn.
How Can We Help You
At our dental practice in Northglenn, we offer a wide range of services and treatments to help our patients achieve their perfect smile. Whether you are looking to replace missing teeth with dental implants, treat gum disease, or restore receding gums with pinhole gum grafting, our team of highly skilled dentists is here to help.
At Periodontist Northglenn, we take pride in providing exceptional quality care to our patients. Our team of board-certified periodontists is highly skilled and experienced in diagnosing and effectively treating gum problems. We understand the importance of listening to our patients and tailoring our treatments to meet their specific needs.
When you visit our practice, our periodontists will take the time to carefully evaluate your oral health and diagnose any gum problems you may be experiencing. Through advanced technology and techniques, we can accurately assess the extent of the issues and develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your concerns.
In addition to treating gum problems, our periodontists are committed to advising you on maintaining good oral health. We believe that prevention is key, and we will work closely with you to create a customized oral care routine that fits your lifestyle and needs.
We offer a range of personalized care options, including deep cleanings, gum disease treatments, and gum grafting procedures. Our periodontists utilize the latest advancements in dental technology to ensure that you receive the highest standard of care.
At Periodontist Northglenn, your oral health is our priority. We are dedicated to providing you with quality care that leaves you with a healthy and beautiful smile. Visit us today and experience the difference of our board-certified periodontists and personalized care.
At Colorado Gum Care, we believe that informed patients are essential to maintaining good periodontal health. When patients are knowledgeable about their oral condition and treatment options, they are better equipped to make informed decisions and actively participate in their own care.
By knowing the risks involved, patients can take preventative measures and seek treatment promptly, reducing the likelihood of further complications.
To ensure that our patients are well-informed, our website provides a wealth of resources and educational materials on periodontics, gum diseases, and treatments. These resources include informative articles, FAQs, and patient testimonials, all of which offer valuable insights into various aspects of periodontal health.
Additionally, our website offers detailed explanations of the treatment options available at Colorado Gum Care. Patients can learn about gum disease treatments, such as deep cleanings and gum grafting procedures, as well as their benefits and potential outcomes.
Meet The Team
Matthew A. Johanson, DMD, MS
Dr. Matthew A. Johanson received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry magna cum laude from Middlebury College and received his dental education at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.
During his dental education at UCDM, Dr. Johanson was the recipient of the Opinsky Scholarship for academic achievement, the Listerine Award of Excellence for outstanding research relating to Periodontology, and the AAP Dental Student Award for achievement in Periodontology. Dr. Johanson completed his specialty training and received his Master’s Degree in Periodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Johanson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Johanson has been selected by 5280 Magazine as a Top Periodontist. Dr. Johanson has speciality training in Dental Implants, Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Advanced Bone Grafting, Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Dental Laser Therapy, IV Sedation, as well as Periodontal Disease Treatment.
In his free time, he enjoys skiing, biking, and running, Dr. Johanson also has two young children who keep him energized! Dr. Johanson lives in Denver with his wife Heidi, a physician at The Children’s Hospital.
Tyler D. Borg, DDS, MS
Dr. Tyler D. Borg, a Westminster native, graduated from Xavier University before attending the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he served as Class and Student Body President. While at The University of Colorado, Dr. Borg was awarded the American Academy of Periodontology Award, The American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award, The Academy of Osseointegration Award, The Colorado Dental Association Student Excellence Award, and also completed research on Dental Implants.
Dr. Borg completed his specialty training in Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and received a Master’s Degree in Dental Science. At The University of Texas, Dr. Borg conducted clinical research in bone grafting and dental implants. Dr. Borg is the recipient of the John F. Prichard Award for excellence in clinical research from the Southwest Society of Periodontists as well as the Kenneth D. Rudd Award for completion of over 100 hours of continuing education annually. Dr. Borg is the recipient of the Maria Yueng Research Award from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and also the AAP Foundation Robert S. Schoor Award. Dr. Borg is a 5280 Magazine Top Periodontist.
In addition to maintaining his private practice, Dr. Borg has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgical Dentistry at The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Borg also serves on the Colorado State Dental Board Anesthesia Committee and is the Chair of the Anesthesia Committee for the American Academy of Periodontology.
Dr. Borg has specialty training in Dental Implants, Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Advanced Bone Grafting, Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Dental Laser Therapy, IV Sedation, as well as Periodontal Disease Treatment. Dr. Borg is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Borg is certified in the Pinhole Surgical Technique, a technique used for gum grafting using no incisions and no sutures.
Dr. Borg lives in Westminster with his wife and two sons and enjoys the famous Colorado outdoors.
Mark A. Wheeler, DMD
Dr. Mark A. Wheeler graduated from Wake Forest University before attending Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry. After completing his specialty training in Periodontics, Dr. Wheeler served four years in the United States Army in Landstuhl, Germany.
Dr. Wheeler is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Wheeler is a member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, World Clinical Laser Institute, and the International Team for Implantology. Dr. Wheeler has been selected by 5280 Magazine as a Top Periodontist in Denver every year since 2009.
Dr. Wheeler founded Colorado Gum Care in 1986. Dr. Wheeler and his wife, Mary, have lived in Denver for 25 years. They have two daughters. In their free time, Dr. Wheeler and his wife enjoy golf and traveling.
Jenna Hyer, DDS, MS
Originally from Canada, Dr. Jenna C. Hyer grew up in Whitefish, Montana. She received her Bachelor’s in Science Degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University. Dr. Hyer then completed her dental education at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. In dental school, Dr. Hyer was active in the American Dental Student Association and served as Pre-Dental Chair mentoring future dentists. She also volunteered and completed research in Trifinio, Guatemala, and was awarded the Global Health Student award. Upon graduation, Dr. Hyer was initiated into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society along with the top 10% of her class.
Dr. Hyer left Colorado for three years to obtain her specialty training at the University of Texas Health at San Antonio where she received her Master’s Degree in Periodontics. Dr. Hyer completed a master’s thesis studying radiography and periodontal disease and is published in the Journal of Periodontology. She has specialty training in dental implants, bone grafting, laser therapy, IV sedation, and especially enjoys esthetic procedures such as crown lengthening and gum grafting. Dr.Hyer also serves as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Hyer enjoys traveling and has been to over 30 countries. She has spent time practicing dentistry in Central America and plans to continue giving back throughout her career. In addition to travel, she enjoys hiking, skiing, painting, and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Hyer currently works as a part-time Clinical Associate Professor aiding in the periodontal training of future dentists. She lives in Denver with her fiancée Brian, a dentist, and their dog Novocaine (Nova.)
Colorado Northglenn Dental Services
At Colorado Gum Care, we strive to provide exceptional dental care services to the residents of Northglenn and the surrounding areas. Our dedicated team of highly skilled dentists and staff are committed to ensuring the oral health and well-being of our patients. With our comprehensive care, compassionate approach, and convenient financing options, we are your choice of dentist for the entire family. Trust Colorado Gum Care for all your dental needs and let us help you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.
At Colorado Gum Care, we are proud to be part of the nation’s largest provider network for dental implants. If you are considering dental implants or dentures, we offer a range of pricing options to fit your needs. Charges may vary based on the specific treatment required, but our team is committed to providing affordable and high-quality care.
For dentures, our starting prices begin at $x, while extractions start at $x. If you are interested in digital dentures, our starting prices begin at $x. Individual dental implants, which offer a permanent solution for missing teeth, start at $x.
We understand that dental implant and denture costs can be a significant investment, which is why we offer various financing options to make treatment more accessible. Our knowledgeable team will work with you to develop a tailored payment plan that fits your budget.
If you are considering dental implants or dentures, we invite you to visit our practice for a consultation. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and will be happy to discuss your options and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common oral health condition that affects the gums surrounding the teeth. There are different types and stages of gum disease, each with its own set of symptoms and potential consequences.
The two main types of gum disease are gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease and is characterized by red, swollen gums that may bleed during brushing or flossing. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to periodontitis, a more advanced form of gum disease. Periodontitis involves the destruction of the tissues and bone that support the teeth, leading to tooth loss and other oral health complications.
Regular dental cleanings and professional treatments are essential in preventing and treating gum disease. Dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar buildup, reducing the risk of gum inflammation and infection. Professional treatments, such as scaling and root planing, help to remove bacteria and promote gum tissue healing.
Several risk factors can increase the likelihood of developing gum disease. Poor oral hygiene, smoking, diabetes, and hormonal changes can all contribute to gum disease. By maintaining good oral hygiene practices, including regular brushing, flossing, and professional cleanings, you can reduce the risk of gum disease.
Early detection and treatment of gum disease are vital for preventing tooth loss and maintaining overall oral health. Regular dental check-ups allow your dentist to identify and address any signs of gum disease before it progresses. Proper oral care, along with regular dental visits, can help prevent gum disease and promote a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Pinhole Gum Grafting
Pinhole Gum Grafting is a revolutionary and minimally invasive technique used to effectively treat gum recession. Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth starts to shrink or pull back, leading to tooth sensitivity, root exposure, and an unaesthetic smile.
Pinhole Gum Grafting procedure has over 90% success rate as per many studies like this.
If you are experiencing gum recession and are concerned about tooth sensitivity or the appearance of your smile, Pinhole Gum Grafting may be the right solution for you. Consult with a skilled periodontist to learn more about this innovative and effective treatment option.
At Colorado Gum Care, our process begins with a comprehensive examination, where our highly skilled dentist evaluates the condition of your gums and teeth. Based on the findings, we create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and concerns.
We offer a wide range of dental services, from preventative care to complex procedures such as dental implants and root canal treatment.
Our team of dedicated dentists utilizes the latest dental technology and techniques to ensure a smooth visit and optimal results. We understand the importance of patient comfort, which is why we offer evening appointments and financing options to cater to our patients’ needs.
When you choose Colorado Gum Care, you can trust that you are in capable hands, receiving compassionate care from our friendly team of professionals.
Before Your Visit
At Colorado Gum Care, we believe that proper preparation before your dental appointment plays a crucial role in ensuring a smooth and comfortable visit. To help you make the most of your time with us, we have put together a simple guide on what you should do prior to your visit.
Once you have scheduled your appointment with us, a dedicated member of our team will reach out to you to provide any necessary information and assist you in preparing for your visit. They will guide you through the steps you need to take before arriving at our office, ensuring that you are well-informed and ready for your appointment.
Preparing for your visit to Colorado Gum Care involves a few simple steps, such as gathering any relevant medical information, reviewing your insurance coverage, and arriving on time to allow for a smooth check-in process. By taking care of these preparations beforehand, you can minimize any potential stress and make the most of your time with our experienced team.
At Colorado Gum Care, we are committed to providing exceptional patient care from start to finish. Our team is here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring that all your dental needs are met and that you feel comfortable and well-cared for throughout your visit.
To learn more about what to expect at Colorado Gum Care and to schedule your appointment, please contact our friendly team today. We look forward to welcoming you and providing you with the highest level of dental care.
During your first visit to Colorado Gum Care, we prioritize understanding your dental needs through our comprehensive consultation process. Our skilled dental team will carefully review your x-rays and conduct a thorough clinical assessment to provide a detailed understanding of your oral health.
The consultation serves as the foundation for creating a personalized treatment plan tailored to address your specific dental concerns. By identifying any existing issues and understanding your unique dental history, we can recommend the most appropriate course of action to achieve optimal oral health.
Our experienced dentists will take the time to explain the results of your examination and answer any questions you may have. We want you to feel comfortable and confident in your treatment plan, which may include procedures such as dental implants, root canal treatments, or comprehensive dental care.
At Colorado Gum Care, we believe in providing exceptional patient care. Our goal is to ensure that you feel well-informed and supported throughout your dental journey. We are dedicated to addressing your dental needs and delivering personalized treatment plans that prioritize your oral health and overall well-being.