Periodontist - Reno
805 W 7th St Ste 202
Reno, NV 89503-2795
(775) 322-5122

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Your first visit to Sierra Nevada Periodontics And Implant Dentistry establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures.

Mission Statement
Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry.

Post-Op instructions

To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.



What To Expect
If you are a new patient, please bring your driver’s license or state-issued identification card and any dental insurance card with you to your first appointment.  You will fill out a short new patient information form, which includes your health history.  If you take multiple medications, it can be helpful to bring a list of the medications, including dosages.  Please also make sure you have your physician’s name and contact information.  After you have completed the new patient form, Dr. French will see you for an examination, which will include an oral cancer screening and a limited or full periodontal exam.  If radiographs (x-rays) are necessary, they will also be taken at this visit.  After completing your exam, Dr. French will formulate your treatment plan and discuss it with you in detail.  Our front desk will then be happy to schedule you for treatment and help you make financial arrangements.

Facilities and equipment 
Dr. French uses digital radiography, which exposes the patient to much less radiation than traditional radiography.  She also utilizes 3D scans for implant planning.


Driving Directions
Our office is located just off of the Interstate 80 Keystone Exit.  After exiting onto Keystone, you will travel north until you reach 7th street, where Raley’s is on the west side, and Starbucks is on the east side.  We are located at 805 West 7th Street, in a two-story brick building.  Our office is on the second floor, suite 202.