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Steven D. Hokett, D.D.S.

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  • Assistant Professor of Periodontics, School of Dentistry

About me

Dr. Steven D. Hokett is a 1983 graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School at San Antonio where he received a D. D. S. degree.  He received a certificate in Periodontics at Fort Gordon, Georgia in conjunction with the Medical College of Georgia in 1991. Additional assignments include tours at Nürnberg, Germany, Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Polk, Louisiana, and Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He served as the Assistant Director and Director of the U.S. Army Periodontic Residency at Fort Gordon, Georgia from 1997 – 2003 whereupon he retired from active duty in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. He is a Diplomate and Examiner of the American Board of Periodontology and holds the U.S. Army Surgeon General’s “A” Proficiency Designator.  He is currently a Periodontist in Vancouver, Washington and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dentistry.

Education and training

    • D.D.S., 1983, University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School
    • M.C.R., 2009, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency

    • General Dentistry Residency, One Year at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1984
    • US Army Medical Department Officers' Advanced Course, 1988 (Honor graduate)
    • US Army Combined Arms and Services Staff School, 1989
    • Periodontics Residency, Fort Gordon, Georgia, 1991
    • US Army Command & General Staff College, 1992 (Honor graduate)

Memberships and associations:

  • American Dental Association, 1983 - present
  • American Academy of Periodontology, 1989-present
  • American Board of Periodontology, 1994-present (Examiner 2012)
  • Academy of Osseointegration, 2006 - 2012
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Honor Society
  • Washington State Dental Association
  • Clark County Dental Association (Secretary 2008-09; President-elect 2009-10; President 2010-11)
  • Washington State Dental Association House of Delegates (Clark County Representative – 2011 – 2013)
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