Meet Dr. Kenney
Dr. Kenney first discovered his interest in dentistry as an undergraduate student at Ole Miss. After graduating, he went on to attend the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for School of Dentistry in New Orleans, LA. Achieving the highest honors of academic success, Dr. Kenney received the Excellence in General Dentistry award, an accolade bestowed to the top four dentists in his class of 60. After earning his doctor of dental surgery degree, he then returned to Mississippi to join Dr. Richard Caron at Tupelo Smiles Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Kenney proudly offers the highest quality care to patients in all stages of life, from pediatric dentistry to advanced dental implant surgery.
Dr. Kenney is actively involved in several professional organizations and has served as the president of the Tupelo Dental Study Club for more than two years. He is an esteemed member of the following dental societies:
- Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Mississippi Dental Association (MDA)
- American Orthodontic Society (AOS)
Specialties and Expertise
Highly committed to bringing best-in-class care to his patients, Dr. Kenney routinely attends continuing education courses throughout each year. His diligence and dedication in clinical education have earned him certificates in a number of techniques and procedures, including Itero technology, Straight Wire Orthodontics, advanced digital 3D CEREC dentistry, ClearCorrect, Invisalign, laser dental technology, and dental implants, a procedure for which he uses the latest in advanced 3D guided surgery for enhanced precision.
While a native of Shreveport, LA, Dr. Kenney is proud to call Tupelo, MS home. He and his wife, Kelly, have two children, Claire and Reeves, along with family pets that include two dogs and a cat. Dr. Kenney is extremely dedicated to his dental practice and personalizes treatment for each individual. When he is not taking care of patients, Dr. Kenney dedicates his time coaching basketball, soccer, and baseball and enjoys reading a good book, running, and snow skiing.
"Everyone at Tupelo Smiles is fantastic! The front desk staff, dental hygienist, assistants and dentists create a great team. They always make me feel welcomed. I have just completed my Invisalign process, and the results were amazing. Dr Kenney finished my look with some bonding. I could not be happier with my transformation. Dr Kenney and everyone at Tupelo Smiles literally gave me something to smile about!"
"Tupelo Smiles is the place to go for any dental work you need. They are very professional and the nicest people you will ever meet. I had an implant and other procedures done by Dr. Kenney . I couldn’t be more pleased with the results. I love Tupelo Smiles !"
"Its Christmas in July. I visited Dr. Kenney and the staff at TS today. The staff from front desk to back of the house is tops; nobody beats these guys in service, friendliness, and treatment. Get cold in Dr's offices? They will tuck you in a nice warm blanket. Gas + fleece blankets = Cozy like Christmas. You cant go wrong choosing Tupelo Smiles!"
"Everyone at Tupelo Smiles is fantastic! The front desk staff, dental hygienist, assistants and dentists create a great team. They always make me feel welcomed, and comfortable through the entire procedure. I have just completed my Invisalign process, and the results were amazing. Dr Kenney finished my look with some bonding. I could not be happier with my transformation. Dr Kenney and everyone at Tupelo Smiles literally gave me something to smile about!"
"Dr Kenney is the best and is surrounded with a wonderful staff. Thanks to Kayla for doing a great job and making me feel at ease during my visit. Also thanks to Debbie who helped me with my insurance and answered my questions. The whole team is great."
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