Alejandro Kovacs DDS, MS, FACP, DICOI

Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology
Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics
Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Practice Limited to Dental Implants and Periodontics

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Doctor Background:

Dr. Kovacs is one of only four dual board certified specialists in periodontics and prosthodontics in the USA. This means he is a specialist in both the surgical and restorative aspects of dental implants. He has been practicing dentistry for more than 15 years. He moved to Minneapolis, MN where he completed a three-year residency in Prosthodontics as well as his Masters of Science degree at the University of Minnesota (UMN). He then moved on to a private practice in Edina, MN, where he practiced full-time for three years. During that time he decided to return to school to complete an additional residency program in Periodontics at UMN. Early during his training he also completed a clinical certificate program for treating elderly and medically compromised patients (OHSOA certificate) at UMN and earned the equivalent of an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Certificate

  • Alejandro Kovacs DDS, MS, FACP, DICOI
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
  • Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Practice Limited to Dental Implants and Periodontics
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Dr. Kovacs vast knowledge and clinical experience in dental implants make him an expert in the field.

His training on dental implants accounts for more than 10,000 hours of continuing education. He strives to practice the very best in evidence-based dentistry and stays abreast of the most current trends in all aspects of periodontics and implant dentistry. He utilizes his knowledge and skills to provide patients with the best possible treatment and clinical experience in a stress-free environment. He is a true believer in lifetime dental care and is exceptionally passionate about his profession.

One of Dr. Kovacs’ interests is treating patients with dental anxiety. He uses his training in sedation dentistry to help patients overcome fear so they can visit the dentist and get necessary care. He has advanced training in medical emergencies and holds a certificate in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Kovacs enjoys teaching. He was appointed Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota where he gets to spend time teaching graduate students about complex implant dentistry. He also lectures locally, nationally and internationally on a variety of topics including implant dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics. He directs the East Texas Dental Hygiene Study Club, a non-profit organization focused on furthering knowledge of local dentists, hygienists and dental assistants. He has also published papers in major dental implant journals.

Dr. Kovacs is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontics,

American Board of Prosthodontics, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, Active Member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, Texas Dental Association and East Texas Dental Society.

When he is not in the office, teaching or lecturing, Dr. Kovacs loves spending time with his wife, four-year-old son, and newborn daughter Emma. He enjoys the outdoors and likes hiking, biking, fishing and even though not very good at it, he likes playing golf.

Dr. Kovacs and all of us at Pinnacle Implants & Periodontics look forward to meeting you, and will be honored to treat your periodontal and surgical implant needs in a caring clinical setting!

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