Erik Unger, D.D.S.

Board Certified Periodontist located in Glendale, AZ


As a board-certified periodontist, Erik Unger, DDS, has committed his professional practice to improving and maintaining the health of people’s gums and teeth in and around Glendale, Arizona.

At Happy Valley Smiles Dentistry, Dr. Unger customizes care for his patients, working as their partner in dental health to find the best treatment for conditions like periodontal disease, TMJ, and bruxism, also known as grinding teeth. He offers treatments including but not limited to root canals, dental implants, and general dentistry, including dental hygiene and teeth cleaning (prophylaxis).

Dr. Unger completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona. He went on to earn his doctor of dental surgery from the Pacific School of Dentistry. He specialized in periodontology with a certificate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Dr. Unger is committed to staying at the cutting edge of advancements in dental and periodontal treatments and regularly attends trainings. He is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Western Society of Periodontology, the American Dental Association and the Central Arizona Dental Association. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, as well.

In addition to his many years of training and experience, Dr. Unger is compassionate and takes care to ensure people have great experiences while they’re in his chair. He believes education is an important part of treatment, so he makes sure you understand the state of your dental condition, what he’s doing to help, and how to best take care of your teeth.

Dr. Unger is accepting new patients. Call or book an appointment online today. Most forms of insurance are accepted.

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