Dr. Leslie J. Paris
grew up in Boulder, Colorado where she attended the University of Colorado. Dr. Paris then moved to Iowa City, Iowa where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene at the University of Iowa in 1987.Following graduation from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry in 1992, Dr. Paris completed 2 years of General Practice Residency, the second of which she was Cheif Resident at the Sepulveda Veterans Administration Medical Center in Sepulveda, California.To fulfill her dream of becoming a periodontist, she moved to Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Paris received her certificate in clinical Periodontics at the Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center in Indianapolis as well as her Master of Science in Dentistry from Indiana University in 1997.Since 2003, Dr. Paris has been a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery, a distinction shared by less than half of her peers.
She is a past president of both The Larimer County Dental Society (2003-2004) and the Rocky Mountain Society of Periodontists (1998-1999). Dr. Paris has been in private practice in Fort Collins since 1997.She continues to remain active with the local dental community, as well as being involved with National Dental and Periodontal groups and study clubs.
For the past several years, Dr. Paris has been lecturing to and mentoring dentist and dental hygienists throughout the country. She is a proud multi-year recipient of Colorado’s 5280 Top Dentist. Dr. Paris enjoys travel (both national and international) as well as spending time in the mountains hiking, camping, backpacking and snowshoeing. In addition, she enjoys visiting her family in Boulder.
- American Dental Association
- Colorado Dental Association
- Larimer County Dental Society
- American Academy of Periodontology
- American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery
- Seattle Study Club
- North American Society of Periodontists
- Academy of Osseointegration
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- Mountain West Dental Forum Study Club