Dr. Owens earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri, graduating with a specialty in periodontics and Master of Science degree from Louisiana State University in 1999. He became board certified in November 2005.While on the faculty at LSU, he was involved in several research projects that examined implants and new dental techniques, and he still stays active in the academic world to keep up on all the latest treatment methods. He lectures often and his articles have been published on dental-related topics; he’s also a respected member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the CEREC Dental Study Group and is co-leader of the Spear Dental Study Club. In his free time, Dr. Owens reads, travels, rides his motorcycle and stays in shape. He also enjoys taking advantage of the many activities that the Austin area has to offer.