Dr. Kevin B. Calongne, DDS
Dr. Calongne is a native Houstonian who grew up in West Houston and attended Westchester High School, where he was a National Merit Commended Scholar and participated in football, track, and was President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He attended Louisiana State University, and was accepted into its prestigious dental school in 1987. In 1989, and again in 1990, he received the Deans Commendation for Exceptional National Dental Board Performance. Upon graduating from LSU School of Dentistry (LSUSD) in 1990, he practiced General Dentistry for four years before returning to LSUSD to complete postgraduate training in Periodontics. While in his post-graduate training he received a Billy Pennel Graduate Research Award for his study comparing various bone grafting and guided tissue regeneration techniques. This study was later published in The Journal of Periodontology; the most widely regarded periodontal publication. Dr. Calongne has practice Periodontics and Implants Dentistry since 1997. He has been utilizing the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) since 2009, making him one of the most experienced periodontists in Houston with this innovative technique. Dr. Calongne has also been called upon to lecture to other dentists and periodontists on the subjects of periodontics and dental implants. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Greater Houston Dental Society, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the Greater Houston Society of Periodontists, of which he is past Secretary. When not treating patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Tara, and his son, Cameron, in outdoor endeavors.