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Chris Kirby

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Dr. Kirby earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Dental surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. His unyielding pursuit of excellence and perfection has been the driving force behind his extensive background in comprehensive, esthetic, and implant dentistry, as well as dental sleep medicine.

He is a member of prestigious dental and sleep groups, including:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • American Sleep and Breathing Academy
  • American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Crown Council
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • East Texas Dental Association
  • Smiles for Life
  • The Pankey Institute 
  • Foundation for Airway Health

He is also a graduate of the Baylor Esthetic Continuum. After completing a year of rigorous surgical training at the Misch Institute in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Kirby was awarded one of the highest honors bestowed upon a dental professional. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His commitment to education includes an affiliation with the Kois Center of Seattle, which aims to advance restorative dentistry through cutting-edge science. He also recently became a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), which means that he has clearly demonstrated his impressive knowledge and credibility regarding the treatment of snoring/obstructive sleep apnea through custom oral appliances.

Dr. Kirby is proud to have been selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing dentist in Texas consecutively since 2008. After an extensive nomination and research process, the results are published in Texas Super Dentists, a special advertising section in the December issue of TEXAS MONTHLY magazine. Dr. Kirby was named as a Patient Reviews Certified “Top Doctor” in Cosmetic Dentistry and Sleep Medicine, and Best Dentist in BSCENE Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards.

Known as a perfectionist, Dr. Kirby focuses on total care of his patients in a compassionate and professional manner. Armed with almost 30 years of dental experience, Dr. Kirby is able to provide the high quality dental care you’ve come to expect from our office! Family and home life are important commitments to Dr. Kirby. He and his wife, Tempe, reside in Longview and have two children, Landen and Sierra, as well as a new grand daughter.

Awards
  • American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine - Diplomate
    American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine - Diplomate
  • Kois Center - Advancing Dentistry Through Science
    Kois Center - Advancing Dentistry Through Science
  • American Sleep and Breathing Academy
    American Sleep and Breathing Academy
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
    International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
    American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Texas Dental Association
    Texas Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
    American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
    American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Best of East Texas
    Best of East Texas
  • Crown Council
    Crown Council
  • Top Doc 2017 - Chris L. Kirby, DDS
    Top Doc 2017 - Chris L. Kirby, DDS
  • Smile for Life
    Smile for Life
  • The Foundation for Airway Health
    The Foundation for Airway Health
  • The Pankey Institute
    The Pankey Institute