Kent Hamilton DDS

Credentialed Periodontist licensed in the state of Texas

Award-winning career specializing in Periodontics
with an emphasis on Dental Implants and Periodontal
Plastic Surgery

Recognized as a National and International Speaker in his field

Clinical Strengths include but are not limited to:

All phases of Periodontal Therapy

Diagnosis of all categories of periodontal disease
Treatment planning for periodontal therapy
Maintenance for periodontal health
Regeneration of periodontal defects

Dental Extractions, including the grafting of extraction sites of both erupted and impacted teeth
Dental implants:  All recognized systems, placing approximately 1500 implants per year.
Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Sedation dentistry

Recent Honors;

Consumer Report Outstanding Dentist 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014
Texas Monthly Top Dentist 2010, 2013
San Antonio Magazine Top Dentist 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013

Education and Licensure

University of Texas A&M – College Station, Texas

Bachelor of Science – Magna Cum Laude 1970-1974

Who’s Who in American Colleges 1974

University of Texas Dental School – Houston, Texas

Doctor of Dental Surgery 1974-1977

University of Texas Dental School – San Antonio, Texas

Periodontal Residency 1984-1985

Dental License - Texas Current

Specialty Certification – Periodontics

Anesthesia Certificate for IV Sedation

Continuing Education

Implant treatment planning and placement
Pain Management
Medical Office Emergencies – Current
CPR – Current
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Current
Sedation Dentistry Certificate – Current
Implant Surgery Certification: Nobel, 3i, Astra, Straumann, Zimmer, Implant Direct, Biohorizons,
MIS, and Ritter
Advanced bone grafting for periodontal defects, ridge maintenance, ridge augmentation
and sinus lift
Accelerated Orthodontics - Wilckodontics
Digital Radiography
Cone Beam – 3D Scan
Digital Intraoral Scan – itero and 3Shape
All on 4 and All on 6 Surgery and Restoration – Nobel and Straumann
Teeth in a Day
Periodontal Plastic Surgery – Dr. Pat Allen
Ridge Augmentation – Dr. Mike Pecos
Cosmetic Implant Therapy – Dr. Maurice Salama

Clinical Research and Teaching Experience

Excellent Periodontist – San Antonio, Texas
Owner: 1985-2015          
Provided full scope of periodontal therapy and implants with sedation dentistry

Implant Lectures: 2004-2007
Ridge Preservations Lectures with 3i: 1997-2001
Lectured on Bone Grafting for ridge preservation, ridge augmentation, sinus elevation and periodontal defects

Phoenix Group: 1995-1997
Periodontal Surgery for Oral Surgeons

Straumann: 1997-2001
Implants made predictable and profitable

Dental Hygiene Certification for Implant Maintenance

Implant Coordinator Certification

University of Texas Dental School – San Antonio, Texas

Researcher 1982-1984

Published Journal of American Academy of Periodontology – Bone Regeneration with Alloplast Graft

Clinical instructor for periodontics; 1982-1984

United States Air Force
Dentist: 1977-1979 – Misawa Air Force Base - Japan
Dentist: 1979-1982 – Brooks Air Force Base – San Antonio, Texas

Present Affiliations

American Academy of Periodontology
American Academy of Osseointegration
American Academy of Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of General Dentistry
Southwest Society of Periodontics
Texas Dental Association
San Antonio Dental Society