Dr. Blaine Calahan is proud to call Shreveport, Louisiana home! After 13 years of educational pursuits in Ruston, New Orleans and San Antonio, Blaine returned to his hometown community.
As a periodontist, Dr. Calahan specializes in the supporting bony and gingival tissues around teeth, but the focus of his practice always starts with a comprehensive oral examination. This ensures that before you start with any treatment in the practice, you understand what will be needed to return you to state of oral health.
Dr. Calahan has a master’s degree in scientific research received from the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio. This degree was awarded for original clinical research focused on bone grafting procedures using a variety of grafting materials and growth factors to enhance bone regenerative procedures. His projects have been published in the Journal of Periodontology and the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. In 2017, Dr. Calahan won the Prichard Prize for Clinical Research awarded annually by the Southwest Society of Periodontists.
Dr. Calahan is an active participant in organized dentistry to promote and protect the profession of dentistry. He has been the president of the Northwest Louisiana Dental Association, the Louisiana Society of Periodontists and a board member for the Southwest Society of Periodontists.
Blaine is married to his high school sweetheart, Destiny, whom he met on the soccer field at Caddo Magnet High School. They spend their free time chasing their two spirited daughters.