Dr. Kerns

Director Postdoctoral Periodontics
Department of Periodontics

3302 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: 214-828-8282
Email: dkerns@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

Dr. David Kerns is a Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in the Department of Periodontics since 2001. Dr. Kerns received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1981 from Medical University of South Carolina. In 1982, he received his certificate in General Practice Residency from the United States Army Dental Activity in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

He received his certificate in Periodontics in 1989 from the United States Army Dental Activity in Fort Gordon, Georgia. He received his Master of Science in Oral Biology from the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky in 1995. Dr. Kerns is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is a fellow in the American College of Dentistry.  He has a private practice in periodontics and implants in Waco, Texas one day per week.