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Blaine G. Calahan, DDS, MS


Blaine G. Calahan, DDS, MS

Dr. Calahan is proud to have been born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana.  After 13 years of pursuing his education, he has returned home to raise his family and provide high-quality periodontal care to the community.

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In addition to offering nonsurgical and surgical treatment for periodontal disease, Dr. Calahan focuses on dental implant placement and periodontal plastic surgery. He provides an individualized comphrehensive exam for all of his patients and maintains an excellent chairside manner. His experienced team are experts at making you, the patient, feel right at home. Dr. Calahan and his staff take the time to inform and explain each step of treatment. He also communicates with your dentist to create a treatment plan tailored especially for you. Some of his services include: dental implants , cosmetic gum surgery , and gum recession treatment.

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Shreveport, LA Periodontist

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Shreveport, LA

Shreveport, LA
Periodontal Specialists
Blaine G. Calahan, DDS, MS
William Borders, DDS

7591 Fern Avenue, Suite 1805
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 868-0535

Natchitoches, LA

Natchitoches, LA 
Periodontal Specialist
Blaine G. Calahan, DDS, MS

128 E. 5th Street
NatchitochesLA 71457
(318) 868-0535

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