Brandon M. West, D.D.S., M.S.

Karl J Zeren, D.D.S.

Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology
Practice Limited to Periodontics & Dental Implant Surgery

Sinus Lift

Tooth loss is a serious issue that needs to be addressed right away. When you lose teeth, your entire life is affected. Tooth loss affects your abilities to bite and chew food, which impacts your digestion and nutrition. You may develop a lisp or other speech difficulties. Your smile suffers. Tooth loss also impacts the […]

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment

Oral Surgery

After a surgical procedure, your body begins the process of healing itself. It works to stop the bleeding and regenerate new cells and tissues. Following any surgical procedure, our goal is to ensure that you heal properly and that there are no issues such as infections. At Karl Zeren DDS, we can help to speed […]

Bone Morphogenic Protein

sinus augmentation

Tooth loss has many effects on your life. In addition to the obvious impact on the quality of your smile, biting and chewing become more challenging. You may develop a lisp or have other difficulties speaking. Tooth loss also causes bone loss in your jaw, which leads to your jaw growing weaker.¬†Dental implants¬†are an incredibly […]

Osseous Surgery

Gum disease occurs as a result of a bacterial infection in your mouth. The bacteria cause the gums to become irritated and inflamed. The swollen tissue eventually begins to pull away from your teeth, causing pockets to form. Bacteria become trapped below the gum line and continue attacking the tissue from inside. Over time, the […]

Periodontal Disease FAQs

Your oral hygiene is important. Taking good care of your mouth is essential for preventing serious oral health issues, including periodontal disease. This disease can be very devastating if not treated right away. Karl Zeren DDS can help. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is also commonly called gum disease. It is a condition that […]

Are You A Candidate For LANAP Treatment?

When gum disease develops, treatment is needed right away. There are many different types of treatments available. One of these treatments that we provide at Karl Zeren DDS is LANAP. LANAP is an FDA approved treatment that involves the use of a laser. This treatment can be used to remove infected tissue and disinfect periodontal […]

Non-Surgical Treatment Of Periodontal Disease

The initial stages of treatment are aimed at addressing the underlying causes of your condition, which frequently requires careful instruction in effective and current plaque removal techniques. This is often coupled with thorough cleaning procedures that may include scaling of the clinical crown and root to remove plaque and tartar deposits above and below the […]

Surgical Procedures

bone grafting procedure

As a Periodontist, Dr. Karl Zeren performs a variety of surgical procedures in order to correct injuries, defects, and diseases to the jaws, face, and tissues of the oral region. Dr. Karl Zeren is highly-qualified and expertly-trained to perform the following procedures: We understand that the prospect of having to undergo oral surgery might be […]

Periodontal Gum Disease


Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is a condition that affects your gums, your teeth, and your jawbone. When it begins, it is barely noticeable. For this reason, it often goes unnoticed, and therefore untreated. When untreated, periodontal disease progressively gets worse and can ultimately end in tooth loss. Periodontal disease requires professional […]


Periodontist Good oral hygiene practices are essential for keeping your mouth healthy. However, even those with good oral care practices can still develop issues, including gum disease. These issues should not be ignored. At Karl Zeren DDS, we can diagnose a wide number of issues affecting the gums as well as other supporting structures, and […]