Welcome to our practice website. We congratulate you on taking the first step toward better periodontal health. At Capital Periodontics your smile is our first priority. Please utilize this website as a resource. It will help you better understand your course of treatment and answer any questions related to periodontal therapy.

Dr. Shelemay is a specialist in periodontics and implantology. We specialize in conservative and surgical treatment of gum disease including cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth.

Although no one likes to go to the doctor or dentist, we strive to make your visits with us as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We strongly believe that our patient’s comfort is an important part of quality dental care.

Dr. Shelemay believes that your right to choose a periodontist is an important freedom. We work closely with your dentist, but a referral by a dentist is not required to visit our office. We also welcome referrals from patients and friends of the practice.

We are extraordinarily proud of our staff, which is comprised of caring and dedicated professionals. They ensure that the patient’s surgical and administrative needs are met as efficiently and smoothly as possible.

Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. We are here to listen to your questions and concerns and to help provide solutions leading to your better health. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding your care. Our phone number is Ottawa Office Phone Number 613-843-0002 and our fax number is 613-843-0382.

What is a periodontist?

A Periodontist is a dental specialist who focuses on the treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, implantology and other oral conditions affecting the soft and hard tissues of the mouth that support the teeth. This focus is on the prevention. Diagnosis and treatment of gum disease and structures that support teeth such as bone and connective tissues.