Dr. Lawrence R. Hovey, DMD

Dr. Lawrence R. Hovey, DMD

Periodontics | Male | 47 years old

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.Read more

Northwest Periodontics and Dental Implants
2250 NW Flanders St Ste 209
Portland, OR 97210 Get Directions
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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.Read more

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Dr. Hovey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Harvard...Read more

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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.

Dr. Hovey's 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.

Dr. Hovey says...

By staying current with the latest advances and new technologies for periodontal and dental health care, Dr. Hovey is able to provide state-of-the-art procedures and techniques including periodontal (gum) disease treatment, laser gum therapy, dental implants, cosmetic periodontal procedures and minimally invasive gum grafting to help you achieve the smile you desire. Dr. Hovey is Board-Certified by The American Board of Periodontology. He is also certified to provide comfortable IV sedation to patients who are apprehensive about undergoing a dental procedure.

Dr. Hovey says...

PROCEDURES & TREATMENT OFFERED BY: DR. Hovey

  • Minimally Invasive Gum Grafting
  • Cosmetic Smile Enhancement
  • Laser Therapy | LANAP | PerioLase MPV-7
  • Regenerative Periodontal Therapy
  • Regenerative Bone Grafting
  • Perioscopy
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Periodontal Maintenance
  • IV and Oral Sedation
  • Dental Implants
  • Immediate Implant Placement
  • 3D Imaging and Planning
  • Bone Grafting for Implants
  • Socket Grafting
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Piezoelectric Bone Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy
  • ProArch / All-on- 4

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Dr. Hovey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Periodontics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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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

Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard School Of Dental Medicine-D.M.D.

    Graduated in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Periodontics-University Of Texas Health Science Center In San Antonio

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Colgate University-Ba Biology

    Graduated in 1991

  • Other Education
    Board Certifications-American Board Of Periodontology
    Masters Of Science-Periodontics-University Of Texas Health Science Center In San Antonio

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

Practice Areas

  • Periodontics

Procedures Performed

  • 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