Associates in Periodontics

Welcome to Associates in Periodontics

"Your reputation is based on the choices people think you make. But, your character is based on making the right choices, at the right time, for the right reasons, regardless of the personal consequences."

~ Brian Shuman DMD

Welcome to Associates in Periodontics, affectionately known as AIP! We are honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with you in advancing your dental implant, periodontal, and sleep apnea treatment. Since our establishment in 1970, our dedicated team of skilled periodontists and dental professionals has closely collaborated with dentists and physicians to provide you with cutting-edge treatments.

At AIP, we take pride in delivering care that goes beyond mere procedures. Our commitment extends to creating a comfortable and personal environment for you. Dr. Brian Shuman's vision statement (below) serves as our guiding principle, ensuring that we uphold the highest standards of care.

Our state-of-the-art office in South Burlington is a testament to our commitment to providing the best possible treatments and services. We understand that you are unique, and we tailor our approach to meet your individual needs, always keeping in mind our dedication to excellence.

Over the years, our commitment to patient satisfaction has been reflected in the numerous testimonials we have received from valued patients. These testimonials speak volumes about the personalized care and positive experiences patients have encountered at AIP.

Thank you for considering Associates in Periodontics for your periodontal, dental implant, and sleep apnea needs. We look forward to the privilege of working with you to achieve optimal oral health and well-being.

Our Vision Statement

In partnership with you and your dentist, our cohesive, close-knit, professional team treats you with the utmost integrity, respect, and kindness, along with a touch of humor. Exceeding both your expectations and those of your dentist is our ultimate goal.

Our commitment to teaching, continuing education, and innovative technology - all used to provide you with exceptional care - will help you achieve optimal oral and total body health. Your smiles and your words of kindness are our greatest rewards.

We are passionately committed to you.

“Very competent Dr and hygienist -Also very calming, warmth and comfortable -Highly recommend this periodontist”


“Best practice there is. I have been with them for over 15 years Highly recommend”


“I have been receiving excellent care at Associates in Periodontics in South Burlington for 10 years (including their previous location on Pearl St). The clinical staff and front office provide great care and ongoing support. I highly recommend their services.”