Dr. Ken Hovden: Sleep Apnea Dentist – South San Francisco CA
Dr. Ken Hovden inherited a love of dentistry as the son of two successful dentists. Born and raised in San Francisco, Dr Hovden attended St. Ignatius College Preparatory. Dr. Hovden completed his undergraduate studies graduating with honors and a dual degree from Stanford University. Dr. Hovden earned his doctorate from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry (UOP), where he also received the prestigious Gene Dixon Student Leadership Award. In 1981, Dr. Kenneth Hovden DDS joined his father in private practice. They continued working together until his father’s retirement in 1997.
San Francisco sleep apnea dentist Dr. Ken Hovden has been practicing dentistry for more than 30 years. He continues his education, including advanced training in treating sleep apnea and helping patients stop snoring, by training with the country’s top academic leaders in various aspects of dentistry. In recognition of his talent and skill, Dr. Hovden has been the recipient of many accolades and awards, including multiple gold medals from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is also a highly sought after author, lecturer and teacher. His dedication to quality work has earned him a high reputation among the dental community and with his patients.
Dr. Hovden has served as a member of the endodontic faculty at UOP Dental School for over 28 years, as well as on the executive board of the university’s Alumni Association for over 12 years. As a faculty member of the Hornbrook Group, he taught advanced cosmetic and restorative dentistry to dental professionals across the nation. Currently, Dr. Hovden is a Spear Institute faculty member, mentoring dentists from around the United States at their prestigious teaching facility in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Hovden has also published several articles in highly respected dental journals and his work has been featured in numerous national publications.
Dr. Hovden belongs to several professional organizations and affiliations, including being a fellowship member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Mateo Dental Society, and is among a handful of general dentists invited to join the American Association of Endodontists.
Away from the office, Dr. Hovden enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, backpacking, and RVing with his wife and children. He is also actively involved with the Bay Area Aesthetic Masters, a study club he formed, that is dedicated to enhancing the skills of local dentists.
To learn more about San Francisco sleep apnea dentist Dr. Ken Hovden, including his education, professional memberships, awards, and more, please visit his main website for Ken Hovden DDS – Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.
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