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Meet Our Team

Our team of dental hygienists, dental assistants, and business professionals are among the best in the Pittsburgh area. By attending continuing education courses, our team stays up-to-date regarding the latest dental procedures and quality care in our field.


We Promise:

In all aspects of your care, we will treat you the way we would want to be treated. We will take the extra time and go the extra mile to make sure that you feel special and well attended to from the moment you walk into our office. Our care is designed to reinforce a feeling of comfort and confidence. We are periodontists with a caring touch.

James Werkmeister, DMD, MS

Dr. James R. Werkmeister received his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine. As a senior in dental school, Dr. Werkmeister received the Quintessence Award for Periodontics. This honor is awarded to an outstanding dental student in the field of Periodontics.

Sayuri Smith, DMD, PhD

Dr. Sayuri Smith was born and raised in Japan, and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and PhD in Okayama, Japan. She also attended University of Pittsburgh and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree, and completed specialty training in Periodontics. In addition, she was actively involved in research projects developing new bone fixation materials and periodontal immunotherapy systems.

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