Will Fernyhough, D.D.S., MSD

Meet Dr. Will Fernyhough

Since 1987, Dr. Fernyhough has been elevating the standard of care in periodontal health for patients in the Western Washington area. Dr. Fernyhough is the original founder of Premier Periodontics, and though he no longer sees patients, he remains focused on ensuring Premier provides the best care, access, experience, and technology available in periodontics today. He is a distinguished authority on periodontics and implant dentistry and renowned lecturer and author on numerous specialty periodontal and oral health matters. During his years of advanced education and practice, Dr. Fernyhough has developed a refined system for effectively treating the needs of his patients with the highest level of skill, compassion, and professionalism. He feels privileged to be among the most trained and recognized practitioners in his profession.


Dr. Fernyhough received both his undergraduate and doctor of dental surgery degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle. Upon earning his doctor of dental surgery degree, he further pursued his dental education through specialty training at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry where he received his certificate in periodontics. Dr. Fernyhough went on to complete a Master of Science in dentistry, an achievement unique among periodontists. He deeply values lifelong learning and completes numerous continuing education courses each year to continually stay on the cutting-edge of advanced periodontal and implant care.

Specialties and Expertise

As an exceptionally accomplished periodontal and implant surgeon, Dr. Fernyhough is certified in multiple special implantology and bone grafting techniques. His certifications include:

  • Nobelpharma Implant Certificate Dental Implants
  • Dentsply Implant Training Dental Implants
  • I.T.I. Implant Training Dental Implants
  • 3I Implant Training Dental Implants
  • Gore-Tex Guided Tissue Certificate Bone Grafting

Personal Interests

Dr. Fernyhough and his wife are happily married and have four beautiful children. He is also an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys a range of sporting activities. When he is not serving the periodontal and implant needs of Western Washington patients, Dr. Fernyhough can be found kite-boarding, skiing, and bicycle racing.


"Dr. Ghardi and his assistant are an amazing team. They are attentive in a caring yet professional manner. If I need anything in the future I will definitely contact them first."



"First time patient and they were great, explained every procedure and asked me several times if I had any questions. Will definitely be back for treatment."



"I was treated for an implant by Dr Wattimena assisted by Ashley. I had been dreading the procedure, but the level of their care, professionalism and bedside manner made the whole experience almost pleasurable. I practically fell asleep in the chair! Thank you! I will refer anybody who asks to you for periodontics services."



"So awesome and helpful. Ready to help in any way. Especially Dianna. Loved her upbeat attitude. Will be having some work done there."



"Highly recommend, they were fast efficient and made me feel very comfortable about the process. I felt like I’ve been going here for years with the level of “welcome” I received, I will recommend all my family here."



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