Brian D. Basinger was born and raised in Shreveport.
He attended Caddo Magnet High School and received his Bachelors degree from Louisiana Tech University.
- He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Louisiana State University School of Dentistryin New Orleans, Louisiana in 1996.
- Basinger graduated with honors and was given the Excellence in General Dentistry Award by the Dental School.
- Following graduation, he was an associate in two general dentistry offices prior to opening his own private practice in December of 1997.
Dr. Basinger is active in numerous dental organizations, which allows him to continually become aware of advances in the art and science of dentistry.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, a fellow in both the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists, a graduate of the Schuster Center for Professional Development and a past president of the Northwest Louisiana Dental Association. In 2020, Dr. Basinger became the editor of The Journal of the Louisiana Dental Association. He has also served as a delegate or alternate delegate from Louisiana to the American Dental Association Annual Meeting since 2016.
In addition, he strives to raise community awareness and improve dental education, especially for children, through volunteer work. He served as the NWLDA chairman for “Give Kids a Smile Day” from 2004-19, where he organized members of the local dental community to provide free services for children in need.
Dr. Basinger was honored to receive the 2019 Integrity Award from the Shreveport/Bossier Better Business Bureau. Since 2005, he has been selected annually by his peers for SB Magazine’s Shreveport/Bossier City’s Top Doctors/Dentists issue. Additionally, he was honored by the Louisiana Dental Association with the 2006 New Dentist Award.
Brian and his wife, Heather, have three sons, Caleb, Carson and Cameron. Brian is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys playing golf when he’s not in the office.
He loves attending college and professional sporting events with his family, coaching his sons’ sports teams when they were younger and just playing catch or chipping a golf ball in the yard with his boys.
As a family, the Basingers are actively involved in their church, love to travel and experience new places and enjoy spending time together: exploring the outdoors, playing board games or watching movies. It’s a full and fun life!