Dr. Calvin Bessonet believes that better technology leads to better treatment for his patients. That is why he has made the technological investments to improve his practice and the care for his patients. Our patients’ comfort during their time with us is of great importance. Because of this, we offer items to make your time here easier and more pleasant:
- Two private operating rooms
- TVs with headphones in each of our treatment rooms
There are also other offerings that make Ascension Premier Dental an even more attractive choice, including our range of in-house procedures. As a patient of Ascension Premier Dental, all of your dental needs are taken care of under one roof. We are equipped with two private operating rooms for your comfort. This and our other operatories allow us to take care of our patients from start to finish, without having to send them to another location for the more in-depth treatments they may need. We are one of the few dentists in the area that offers IV sedation to our patients. This gives us the ability to fully manage your comfort level during your time at Ascension Premier Dental. This goes hand in hand with our ability to perform all of our services in-house as well. We are the only provider around that can perform microscopic dentistry. With the investment that Dr. Calvin Bessonet has made in industry-leading technology, Ascension Premier Dental is now able to treat you in a more precise manner thanks to the microscopes equipped in our office.
Meet The Doctor
Dr. Calvin G. Bessonet III
Dr. Bessonet graduated from Ascension Catholic High School in 1994, received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in 1998, and went on to earn his dental degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2003.
He completes more than 100 hours of continuing education courses each year. He has participated in an intensive, 400-hour implant and bone regeneration program with the esteemed Dr. Hilt Tatum, one of the pioneers in the field of implant dentistry and inventor of many of the advanced surgical techniques used today. Additionally, advanced training in cosmetic, restorative, and implant dentistry, as well as Invisalign® and traditional braces, allows Dr. Bessonet to work with you on a wide variety of dental concerns, forming a partnership in achieving your optimum oral health.
Dr. Bessonet is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He has also achieved Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) by completing 500 hours of continuing education and passing an extensive comprehensive exam.
Our Patients Say
Everyone was wonderful, very friendly made my daughter feel at ease. . Dr Bessonet was extremely attentive, his nature was kind , explained everything, answered all my questions. He is coming in on his off day to do my daughters wisdom teeth extraction’s because he didn’t want her in pain. That’s awesome!! Not too many will do that. I will definitely recommend.
We love Ascension Premier Dental! They take such good care of me, my dad, my husband and now, my son! I’ve been a patient for 12 years and will continue to support Dr. Calvin Bessonet and his fantastic crew!
I love everything about going to Ascension Premier Dental. Dr. Bessonet and his staff are always very professional, friendly and compassionate about the services they provide to me as a patient. I will always be a patient of Dr. Bessonet! Thanks Dr. Bessonet and Staff!
My experience at Ascension Premier Dental was excellent, just entering the office and speaking with the receptionist made me very comfortable. The hygienist was great, and the Dentist was very informative. The way he explain to me my options for me was great. I was sold on Ascension Premier Dental and most definitely would recommend them to others.
Hands Down BEST dental office I have ever been to! Very understanding that I was nervous, office staff was extremely friendly. Dr. Bessonet was very thorough, gentle and friendly. They explained the treatment plan as well as various options with zero pressure. I highly recommend Dr. Bessonet if you are nervous or looking for a new dental practice.
I went to Ascension Premier Dental for the first time and had a top notch experience. Everyone I encountered was friendly, helpful, and welcoming. The hygienist was thorough and explained everything as she went through the process. Dr. Bessonet also exhibited these same qualities and was open to questions or concerns. Lastly, the atmosphere of the place was warm and felt “normal”.