sarasota’s premier periodontal practice

Sarasota PeriodontistsWhen it comes to picking a periodontist, we know that you have options. Personalized, gentle, comprehensive patient care is our number one priority. Since 1967, Sarasota Periodontal Associates has been providing outstanding periodontal care.

Here are just a few things that make our practice unique:

Board certified periodontists

Dr. Farris, Dr. Gonzalez, Dr. Sharma or Dr. Little are all Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology. Board certification requires rigorous testing after completing a three or more year residency program. Our practice has a commitment to delivering exceptional patient care that is supported by evidence. As board certified periodontists, our doctors remain at the pinnacle in the field of periodontology and implant dentistry. 

Care and Commitment

From the front office to the exam room, our practice is made up of professionals who take your oral health very seriously. Using state-of-the-art equipment designed with safety and efficiency in mind, we are able to offer top-notch care. As you walk through our office, you will notice that everything is clean, comfortable and thoroughly sterilized. Your safety and comfort are our priority.

Honesty and transparency

We know that the dental treatment be confusing. In addition to reviewing treatment plans in detail with our patients, we also give you up-front cost information on your treatment ahead of time. We are in network with a variety of insurance plans, and we offer dental financing with credit available in time frames that fit your needs. We are happy to help you navigate your dental insurance and alternative payment options.

Easy Access to Dental Care and Information

We know that your time is valuable to you, and that’s why we offer extended office hours on select days, dental appointment reminders, and a quick turnaround time on calls and appointment requests. We are happy to answer any questions or concerns in the office, over the phone or via email. At our practice, you are always surrounded by people that you can trust. We work with the best dental professionals in our community. These are carefully vetted colleagues who apply the same professional principles in their office that we do in ours.


We respect and understand that many patients experience dental anxiety. At our office, we do everything we can to make sure that your experience is as enjoyable as possible. By communicating clearly what you can expect during your treatment, we are often able to alleviate dental fear. We encourage you to bring headphones and music to listen to during your treatment and ask us about dental sedation options.

Personalized Service

At our practice, you aren’t just a patient. We take an interest in you and your oral health needs. We think you’ll find a friend in your dental professional during your visit!