About Perio Health Professionals™ – Houston’s Implant Dentists

For those looking for the most highly qualified and accomplished implant dentists providing complex cosmetic dental procedures in the Houston, TX area, Perio Health Professionals™ is the right place.

Perio Health Professionals™, also known as Houston’s Smile Engineers™, is led by Michael K. McGuire, DDS and Eric Todd Scheyer, DDS, MS. These talented, experienced, and compassionate periodontists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, cosmetic dental procedures, tissue engineering, and in the placement of dental implants, a permanent replacement for lost or damaged teeth.

Both share a strong commitment to providing added superior service and education – an essential factor in the ongoing growth and success of this specialty practice. The Perio Health Professionals™ culture is characterized by its dedication to constant improvement, the very best technology, and optimal care, all of which ensures an exceptional patient experience.

Our Doctors

Michael K. McGuire, DDS

Dr. McGuire, Houston implant dentist, is the author of over fifty scientific articles and textbook chapters on periodontology. He serves on the editorial boards of multiple publications, including the Journal of Periodontology, the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants.

An eminent speaker, having presented over 200 continuing education programs, Dr. McGuire has lectured for both national and international audiences. His research has received the American Academy of Periodontology’s highest recognition for excellence, earning both the Robinson Regeneration Award and the Clinical Research Award. He is also the recipient of the Academy’s prestigious Master Clinician Award and the Academy’s highest honor, the Gold Medal Award.

Dr. McGuire is a director of the American Board of Periodontology. He has served as president of numerous dental organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation.

Dr. McGuire received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Baylor University. He received both his DDS and Certificate of Periodontics from the Emory University School of Dentistry. Emory University recognized Dr. McGuire with their Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2009.

To learn more about Houston implant dentist Dr. McGuire and Perio Health Professionals™,
read this article published in the online edition of the Houston Chronicle.


Eric Todd Scheyer, DDS, MS

Dr. Scheyer received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with Honors from Arizona State University, and attended dental school at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, from which he graduated magna cum laude, earning clinical and research awards. He received his Certificate in Periodontics and Conscious Sedation and a master’s degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, focusing on perio-prosthetic reconstruction.

Dr. Scheyer was awarded the John F. Prichard Award for graduate research in February 2001. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and a member of many outstanding dental organizations. He has previously served and currently serves as an officer and committee member for many dental organizations. Currently, he serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Periodontology. In 2010, Drs. Scheyer and McGuire received the prestigious Robinson Regeneration and Clinical Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Scheyer is currently in private practice limited to periodontics and implant reconstructive dentistry in Houston, Texas. He is a Clinical Assistant Instructor at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, and guest lecturer for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Scheyer continues to be involved with clinical research and publications within the private practice setting, sharing his research and clinical perspectives through national and international lecturing. Clinical research interests include dental esthetics, tissue engineering for periodontal regeneration, and 3D treatment planning for dental implant-based reconstruction.

Dr. Scheyer, the implant dentist Houston, Texas residents are proud to have involved in humanitarian pursuits, has been involved with cancer fundraising and awareness for more than 10 years and has received a research grant from the American Cancer Society in 1997. He has raised over $10,000 to support cancer research.

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