Rodney Chowning, DDS

dr-chowningDr. Rodney Chowning has practiced comprehensive implant and restorative dentistry in Denton, Texas since 1995. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Chowning’s expertise focuses on all phases of aesthetics and implant dentistry (surgical & prosthetics) with a special emphasis on sedation dentistry.

Dr. Chowning is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Chowning is a member of the American Dental Association, The Texas Dental Association, The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, The Denton County Dental Society.

Dr. Chowning earned his B.A. degree from Baylor University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio. During his academic career, he earned several NIH/NIDR academic research grants and clinical externships and was on the dean’s list. He completed a mini-residency in advanced dental anesthesia and sedation at the University of Alabama Birmingham Dental School and an advanced training preceptorship in dental implantology at the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio. Dr. Chowning has also studied extensively at the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, in Key Biscayne, Fl.

Dr. Chowning and his wife, Laurie, have 2 wonderful children and have been involved in numerous church and community organizations over their many years in Denton. They are members of Southmont Baptist Denton where Dr. Chowning serves in many facets and he and his wife have taught Sunday school for many years. Dr. Chowning has been involved as a coach in Denton Soccer Association and served as part-time staff of the Texas Women’s University Hygiene School for two years. Dr. Chowning was voted one of Texas Super Dentists in Texas Monthly’s 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Choice Awards.

Dr. Chowning enjoys spending time with family, running, and travel. Dr. Chowning also has a passion for dental mission work.  He has been a board member for Denton Dental Mission as well as First Refuge Ministries and has served on many mission trips to Guatemala and Romania through ServingHim.