Dr. Reid Owens, a native of Destrehan, Louisiana acquired his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. There he received the following awards: Louisiana Dental Association- Outstanding Senior Dental Student, LSU Dental Alumni Association Senior Leadership Award, American Student Dental Association – Excellence in Leadership Award, and American Equilibration Society – Leader in Occlusion and TMD.
He attained his B.S. Degree from University of New Orleans in Biological Sciences and is a local graduate of St. Charles Catholic in LaPlace, LA.
“My service in the Dental Service Corps will benefit my civilian professional career and vice versa. Both will greatly increase my patient contact and clinical adeptness. I will be an asset to my unit and will perform my duties to the best of my ability. I will work to accomplish a wealth of clinical knowledge and experience from which to draw. I see it to be a privilege and honor to serve my country, state, and military community in this unique way.”—CPT Reid Owens
Throughout his undergraduate studies, he served as President of Pre-Dental Society at U.N.O. for two years.
This was then followed by 4 years of service as the American Student Dental Association representative and then president at the LSUSD Chapter. During that time he represented LSUSD on the national level as State Delegate and district 5 legislative liaison. Furthermore, in 2010 Dr.Reid was commissioned as an officer into the Louisiana Army National Guard. He has recently been promoted to captain, serving the LA military community in monthly health events.
Dr. Reid looks forward to serving the New Orleans metro area as a general dentist, providing all aspects of family dentistry. He has a great affinity for comprehensive dentistry, especially esthetics and prosthodontics. With his great passion for continuing education, Dr. Reid is committed to broadening his exposure to new techniques and technology, providing the most modern, advanced clinical services to his patients. Dr. Reid is an active member in the New Orleans Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Military Officers Association of America, and National Guard Association of the United States. He partakes in dental outreach programs in New Orleans as a chair for the LA Mission of Mercy and at Ozanam Inn Homeless Shelter.
Besides dentistry, Dr. Reid enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, cooking, photography and the arts. He also enjoys runs in Audubon Park with his rescue dogs, Pierre and Poppy.