Meet Your Dentists in Baton Rouge
The husband and wife team are changing dentistry for the better.
Dr. Dustin Kidder
Dr. Dustin grew up in Baton Rouge. He graduated from Parkview Baptist school, LSU, and LSU School of Dentistry. He joined the practice in 2008, and he’s partnered since 2010.
Dr. Dustin is a member of several dental organizations:
He’s also a member of Capital Study Club, a local affiliate of the Seattle Study Club… This text opens a new tab to the official website…. He’s proud to say he’s averaged over 100 hours of continuing education each year since graduation, which is well over five times the amount required for a license.
In his free time, Dr. Dustin enjoys hanging out with Dr. Liz, their son Sam, their two golden retrievers, Bear and Leo, and family and friends. He loves sports, especially anything related to LSU (Geaux Tigers). He also enjoys cooking, traveling, and playing golf.
Love Dr. Kidder and the staff! All very professional and courteous.
Michelle C. (Kidder Dental Patient)
Dr. Elizabeth Kidder
Dr. Elizabeth “Liz” Kidder grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota and attended Marquette University for her undergraduate studies. She graduated from The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2006 and completed a one-year residency in general dentistry at the VA hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
After practicing for ten years, Dr. Liz sold her practice in Minnesota and moved to Baton Rouge to be with her husband, Dr. Dustin Kidder. Dr. Liz is a member of a number of dental organizations:
She is also a member of the Capital Study Club, a local group of dentists and dental specialists that meet monthly for continuing education and fellowship. Their mantra is excellence in clinical dentistry and growth through collaboration. She is a visiting faculty member for the LD Pankey Institute, a non-profit organization committed to the continuing education of dentists focusing on relationship-based, comprehensive dentistry, and speaks at dental meetings around the country on various topics including esthetic dentistry, sleep-disordered breathing and helping young dentists define their goals and career paths.
She loves all things flowers and is a licensed florist in the state of Louisiana. Her favorite vacation spot is her family cabin in Northern Wisconsin, but she loves being home in BR with Dustin, their son Sam, and their two golden retrievers, Bear and Leo.
Dr. Sean Owens
Dr. Sean Owens is originally from St. Gabriel, Louisiana. He is a proud 2002 graduate of The Dunham School, earned an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 2006 and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2011. He then completed a hospital-based General Dental Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham-VA Hospital in 2012. In 2016, Dr. Owens completed a 300 hour 1-year Dental Implant Externship with Stony Brook University of New York/Dental XP. His clinical interests include all things related to dental implants, sedation dentistry, and changing lives through rehabilitation and/or replacement of the compromised dentition.
Dr. Sean has held various teaching positions in the past, including Clinical Assistant Professor with the LSU General Practice Residency and Co-Clinical Director for the LSU Dental Implant Continuum. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Dental Association. He has previously served as President of the Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association and of the Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Sean has earned the following awards:
He is married to his high school sweetheart, Rebekah. They have three children- David, Jacob, and CeCe. He is currently an Assistant Cross Country Coach at Dunham. Dr. Sean and his family are active members at Healing Place Church. His hobbies and interests include cooking, cycling/running/swimming, tennis, and spending as much time with his family as he can.