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St. Petersburg Periodontist, Dr. Bruce Crawford has been a leading periodontist in the treatment for gum disease and dental implants for over 25 years. Dentistry became his passion during his college years, when he began assisting at his father’s dental practice. As a business major, he had trouble finding a job in his field, but he soon realized he loved helping people who felt there was no hope for their teeth. Giving people a beautiful smile is one of the most rewarding experiences, because he really cares about his patients.
Dr. Crawford spent 10 years as a volunteer faculty member at the University of Florida teaching the residents. He then went on to become an Associate Courtesy Clinical Professor at the university, a position he’s held for over 15 years.
Voted the best practitioner in the field of periodontics in Tampa Bay Magazine since 2008, Dr. Crawford is the leading expert in periodontic disease and treatment solutions in the St. Petersburg & Tampa Bay areas of Florida. He has also been featured in a number of publications, including the Tampa Bay Times and the Gulf Coast Family Editorial where he discusses the revolutionary pinhole gum grafting technique offered at Crawford Implant Dentistry & Laser Periodontics of St. Petersburg, FL. He has also been seen on Bay News 9, CNN, & Fox News.
St. Petersburg Periodontist, Dr. Crawford has participated in numerous short-term mission trips to Romania and Guatemala, helping people acquire dental care they couldn’t afford. Additionally, he traveled to Belgium, Honduras, and Ireland to participate in charity work outside of dentistry. He is also a long-standing member of various organizations, including:
Dr. Crawford’s mission to help people restore and maintain their smiles is based on his belief that having a healthy mouth leads to a healthier life.
Dr. Crawford has been married for over twenty-five years with two children, Katelyn and Garrett. When Dr. Crawford is not treating patients, he enjoys golfing, skiing, wine country travel and just relaxing with his family and friends.
Dr. Bruce Crawford, St. Petersburg, FL's award-winning periodontist can start helping you in a few ways: