Dr. Lawrence Hovey, DMD

Dr. Lawrence Hovey, DMD

Periodontics  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hovey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Harvard with magna cum laude honors in 1999 after receiving his Bachelors in Biology from Colgate University. Dr. Hovey then received his certificate in Periodontics and a Masters of Science degree from the University Of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2002. During this time, he also obtained advanced training in Implant Dentistry and IV conscious sedation. Dr. Hovey leads the Portland Study Club, a group comprised of dental specialists and restorative dentists focused on treatment planning utilizing interdisciplinary care. He is also specialty member of the Sunset Study Club.

Northwest Periodontics and Dental Implants

2250 NW Flanders St Ste 209

Portland, OR 97210
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Delta Dental

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Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide the finest in periodontal therapy, cosmetic periodontal surgery, and implant dentistry in a caring and compassionate environment. We are dedicated, passionate and caring professionals who provide the highest level of support and communication to our referring practices so that they too can deliver the best care possible. We are committed to serving the needs of our patients and helping them achieve an optimum level of oral health. Our number one goal is to exceed expectations.
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Practice Areas

  • Periodontics

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Toothache
  • Underbite


  • 3D Ultrasound
  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Implant
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • IV Sedation
  • Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®)
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral Sedation
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Colgate University-Ba Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Harvard School Of Dental Medicine-D.M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Periodontics-University Of Texas Health Science Center In San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Board Certifications-American Board Of Periodontology
    Other Education | Completed
  • Masters Of Science-Periodontics-University Of Texas Health Science Center In San Antonio
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hovey has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hovey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Osseointegration, Member
  • American Academy of Periodontology, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Member
  • Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, Member
  • International Team for Implantology, Member
  • Oregon Dental Association, Member
  • Oregon Society of Periodontists, Member
  • Western Society of Periodontology, Member

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Patient Comments (1)
in Portland, OR |
appointment for excraction and implant. oral sedation taken. 45 minutes prior to apt, 30 minutes prior to appointment and 2 during. I still was awake and anxious when doctor arrived. Was not able to take another. SO my appointment needed to be cancelled. He said i'm going to need need addition $600 iv. But I can't afford. I walked about 10 minutes and started to feel less anxious but the could not longer get me until the end of the month. do go hear if your don't fit in a box
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Dr. Hovey accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Delta Dental
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