Many dentists and patients in the Fort Collins and Greeley, CO area seek the expertise of our doctors at Northern Colorado Periodontics. Specializing in the care and treatment of jawbone and gum tissue, our expert team of periodontists and implantologists provide comprehensive treatments from periodontal disease therapy to dental implants placement. Drs. Nicholas D. Shumaker and Leslie Paris are well-respected leaders in their field, consistently delivering the highest standard of care for patients.
Meet Our Doctors
Our doctors are highly skilled and qualified to perform all types of periodontal care. Each could lead a private practice, but their preference is to collaborate and work together as a team, enabling them to provide more focused care on their patients. All of our doctors are dedicated to utilizing the latest in dental technology and committed to the continuing pursuit of advanced education. Dr. Shumaker and Dr. Paris serve as co-directors of two professional study clubs, the Mountain West Dental Forum and the Rocky Mountain Dental Hygiene Study Club. Through these programs of shared techniques and clinical experience, they work closely with local peers to improve patient care in Northern Colorado.
Dr. Nicholas D. Shumaker
Dr. Shumaker has repeatedly been included in local media lists as a Colorado Top Dentist. A former officer in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps, he practiced general dentistry for four years before becoming a periodontist. Dr. Shumaker holds advanced certification in general dentistry and board certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is also one of few Colorado specialists to be named as a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Teamwork and Support
Our doctors enjoy collaborating on cases, combining their unique skills to provide patients with the best possible treatment. They are supported by our dedicated team of surgical, hygienic, and office staff. In both our Fort Collins and Greeley locations, camaraderie and genuine warmth are readily apparent. Dr. Shumaker has made a point to give back to the community, and has spent time volunteering with a number of charitable causes. They are dedicated to improving the lives of their patients through superior periodontal care and improved oral health.