What’s Happening in Our Office

June 16, 2020

Covid-19 Message

Dear Austin Perio Health Patients and Patient Families,
In light of the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment, we would like to remind you that the safety and well-being of our patients and our community is our top priority. Our health and safety procedures at Austin Perio Health have always been strict. We will continue to follow guidelines from the American Dental Association (ADA), Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure your safe care. This includes exceeding the routine disinfection of all frequently touched surfaces in the workplace.

Please visit our Covid-19 link at the top of our Home Page for more information on how we are working to keep everyone as safe as possible during this time. 

Additional steps we take to protect the health of our patients & staff:

  • We always have and will continue to adhere to CDC and OSHA infection control guidelines.
  • Clinical staff will wear N-95 Respirators with face shields.
  • Hourly decontamination of all frequently touched non-clinical surfaces.

We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we adhere to these new clinical practices. It is paramount that we as a community band together to expedite our return to normalcy. We are taking every precaution to keep you, our staff and doctors safe. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Dr. Joshua R. Chapa and Dr. David M. Ferguson and the Austin Perio Health Team


June 1, 2019

Practice Announcement

We are pleased to announce a new direction for our periodontal practice. On June 1, 2019, we merged our practice with Dr. David M. Ferguson of Ferguson Periodontics. 

Dr. Ferguson is a native Texan, born in Houston, Texas. After growing up in the Bay Area of California, he moved to Austin, Texas in 1968 where he completed high school. He is a graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas and he completed his DDS degree at the Baylor College of Dentistry. 

Dr. Ferguson has completed general dentistry residencies at the VA Medical Center in Dallas, Parkland Hospital in Dallas, John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth, Scottish Rite Hospital Dallas and Children’s Hospital. He also attended a Periodontal Residency at Baylor Medical Center, obtaining a Masters Degree from Baylor University Waco at the same time he completed his Certificate in Periodontal Residency. For 14 years in a row he has had the honor of being selected as a “Super Dentist” by his peers according to the Texas Monthly Magazine’s Best Dentists list.

Dr. Ferguson is married with 3 children and 2 grandchildren. He spends his free time sailing, painting, playing the guitar, and working with Manos de Cristo Dental Clinic.

Dr. Ferguson brings a special blend of knowledge, expertise and compassion to this practice. We are happy and truly blessed to form this partnership. It will allow both of us to continue providing the most up to date, quality care that is available to you as patients.

We welcome Dr. Ferguson and his staff!