Our practice provides quality implant and periodontal care with unsurpassed, individualized service as part of a comprehensive oral health team with general dentist and other specialists. Our goals are to restore and maintain your periodontal health by surgical and non-surgical therapies, to replace missing teeth with implants and to provide esthetic treatments to enhance your smile.
Dr. Laura Cardenas was born and raised in Colombia, South America. She attended dental school at Instituto de la Salud CES. For her last semester of dental school, she was chosen by the Dean of the dental school to study at the University of Gothemburg in Sweden where she spent 4 months in the oral medicine, oral surgery, and periodontics departments. Dr. Cardenas did her specialty training at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she received a Certificate in Periodontics. She then moved to Washington where she has been practicing Periodontics since. Dr. Cardenas is a diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology , a diplomate is a periodontist who has made a significant achievement beyond mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Cardenas is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association , Washington State Dental Association, and Kitsap County Dental Society. Dr. Cardenas is married to Dr. Troy Okunami who is also in the dental field (orthodontist). They have three children and a dog. She is an avid runner and loves to bake in her time off.