Practicing for over 25 years in the Portland area, Dr. Kooning received his dental degree from OHSU with high honors. He trained in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the State University of New York. Dr. Kooning is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Oregon Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
During his career, he has received multiple awards including graduating on the Dean’s list, receiving the Pharmacology Award, and has been voted Top Dentist.
Dr. Kooning volunteered for many years with the National Foundation of Dentists for the Handicapped and served as a mentoring surgeon, training dentists in the skills necessary in the art of implant dentistry for the Nobel Biocare Corporation.