In 1998, Dr. Nicholas D. Shumaker founded Northern Colorado Periodontics in Fort Collins, CO, to serve his hometown community. Along with his associate Dr. Leslie J. Paris, Dr. Shumaker is a board-certified periodontist. They are proud to provide comprehensive periodontal care to patients in the area. Located in the Promontory Office Park, our office is well-equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a friendly and caring staff able to support your periodontal care and dental implant needs.
We understand that dental treatment can be stressful. We strive to make sure our patients to feel relaxed at our office. We provide a wide range of amenities, including televisions in our treatment rooms, to make your experience as comfortable as possible.
At Northern Colorado Periodontics, our goal is to improve the quality of life of every patient we see. Your oral health is closely connected to your overall health. Issues in your gums or missing teeth can affect more than your self-confidence. We understand that every patient is different, which is why we strive to offer personalized care to all of our patients in the Fort Collins area.
Both Dr. Shumaker and Paris are board-certified diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology, allowing them to offer a wide range of periodontal care at our Fort Collins office. Patients can take advantage of:
- Periodontal Care: We offer a variety of treatments to restore gum health. From treatment for mild gum disease to periodontal surgery, we provide comprehensive care. In addition to traditional treatment options, Dr. Shumaker and Paris can perform advanced techniques, such as LANAP® and the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique.
- Dental Implants: Dr. Shumaker is one of the few Diplomates of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) practicing in Colorado. Patients with missing or badly damaged teeth can undergo virtually every stage of treatment at our office. With a range of advanced implant technology, including a computerized tomography (CT) scanner, we can provide a safe, effective implant treatment.
- Cosmetic Periodontal Treatment: For patients who are dissatisfied with a low or uneven gum line, we offer cosmetic treatments, as well. We can enhance the appearance of your smile with procedures such as a crown lengthening treatment.
We provide several forms of sedation dentistry to ensure your comfort and minimize the effects of dental anxiety.
We accept patients by both dentist referral and individual request.
Our team is proud to serve the Fort Collins community. Dr. Paris is an active board member of Crossroads Safe House, a local domestic violence shelter. In addition, both Dr. Paris and Shumaker participate in continuing education programs to keep their skills sharp and share their knowledge with other dentists in the area.
How to Get to Our Office
Our Fort Collins office is located in The Landings, on the west side of Warren Lake near Landings Park. We are in the Promontory Office Park is just east of S. College Ave.
If you are traveling south along I-287, take E. Boardwalk Drive and pass John F. Kennedy Pkwy. Our office will be on your right.
If you are traveling north on 1-287, take E. Troutman Pkwy and pass John F. Kennedy Pkwy. Our office will be on your left.
Visit Our Fort Collins Office
We accept patients by both dentist referral and individual request. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us online or call us in Fort Collins at (970) 207-4061 today.