Restore your smile and
renew your confidence.

2151 S. College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 922-7858
1111 East Ocean Ave
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-1716

Peter A. Wright, DDS - Santa Maria & Lompoc Periodontist

About Our Practice

When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.  We specialize in the treatment and prevention of gum disease.  

As a periodontist we are trained in the surgical placement of dental implants.  If we are referred by your general dentist then we will keep continual correspondence with your doctor to ensure completion of your crown and bridge work or your immediate dentures.

SANTA MARIA:(805) 922-7858 LOMPOC:(805) 736-1716

Experienced Periodontal Care and Oral Surgery 

Our doctors have specialty training in the treatment of complex Periodontal disease ranging from Reconstructive Periodontal Laser Surgery and Bone Regeneration to restoration of oral health and placement of Dental Implants. Some of our services include:

Se Habla Espanol

Se Habla Espanol.  We are a Spanish Speaking Office and offer dental videos for educational information on dental implants, dentures and periodontal treatments that may be played in Spanish.  We Welcome new patients living in Orcutt, Solvang, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Vandenberg Air Force Base as well as Lompoc and Santa Maria.  

We Accept New Patients

 New patients click here to learn about appointments & payment options as well as find answers to frequently asked questions & more.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

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We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.

Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

SANTA MARIA:(805) 922-7858 LOMPOC:(805) 736-1716

Proudly Serving Two Office Locations 

 Peter Wright, DDS
Central Coast Periodontics
2151 S. College Drive, Suite 205
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 922-7858
Peter Wright, DDS
Central Coast Periodontics
1111 East Ocean Ave, Suite 4B
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-1716




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Peter Wright, DDS
Enhancing Healthy Smiles

Santa Maria periodontist, Peter Wright DDS is a professional dedicated to excellence in periodontics such as periodontal disease diagnosis and treatment, bone grafts, crown lengthening, dental implants, and more. Santa Maria, CA periodontist, Dr. Peter Wright looks forward to serving you.

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