Meet The Dental Experts
Ross Dies, D.D.S.
Dr. Dies is a Louisiana native and has over 27 years of experience in the dental profession. He is the founder of Shreveport-Bossier Family Dental Care. With over 800 hours of continuing education in a wide variety of clinical and lecture courses, Dr. Dies is dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care and offers the most recent advances in dental technologies.
An active member of the Northwest Louisiana Dental Association, Dr. Dies holds memberships in the Louisiana Dental Association, the Northwest Louisiana General Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
In addition to his busy practice, Dr. Dies co-founded and served as president of the Shreveport-Bossier Children’s Dental Clinic. He currently serves as a board member for the clinic, which provides dental care to underprivileged children in our area. He also serves as a volunteer dentist for the Louisiana Donated Dental Services; and spends time traveling on medical mission trips to Honduras and Mexico.
Dr. Dies was also included in the 2008-2010 “Americas Top Dentist” by the Consumer Research Council of America and for several years has been consistently named as one of the “Best Dentists” in the area by Shreveport-Bossier magazine.
Dr Dies lives in Shreveport with his wife, Ali, daughter, Brittney, and son, Mason.
Cody Cowen, D.D.S.
Dr. Cowen, born and raised locally, attended Captain Shreve High School and received his undergraduate degree from LSU in Baton Rouge. Loving the Louisiana lifestyle, he chose to stay in the Magnolia state and attend LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. He and his wife, Haily, who is also a dental hygienist, have two wonderful boys, Christian and Hayden. He enjoys practicing in the Shreveport/Bossier area. Dr. Cowen welcomes patients of all ages, children as well as adults, and he makes it his primary goal to promote the significance of good quality oral hygiene. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Cowen not only values the patients in his own practice, but he also offers his time to different community service projects such as the Children’s Dental Clinic, Louisiana Donated Dental Services, and Dentistry From The Heart, which promotes health care to the under-served children and adults in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
In order to provide his patients with the latest trends in dentistry, Dr. Cowen takes advanced continuing education courses in dental implants and comprehensive crown and bridge dentistry. He is committed to the well being of all his patients and looks forward to providing you with the highest quality dental care.
Ben Beach, D.D.S.
Dr. Beach is a native of the Shreveport area and is very proud and excited to be practicing dentistry in his hometown. Dr. Beach graduated from Northwood High School and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Northwestern State University. Following his undergraduate studies, he went on to the LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans, LA, where he graduated with honors receiving the General Dentistry Award and the Chancellor’s Award. Dr. Beach takes personal pride in providing the very best dentistry possible to his patients, and doing it in a way that is comfortable, efficient, and best of all, pain-free.
As a member of the Louisiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Beach stays abreast of the latest dental technology and research, and implements these advancements into his day to day practice. He enjoys every aspect of general dentistry and looks forward to many more wonderful years of serving the Shreveport-Bossier community.
Katie Beach, D.D.S.
Dr. Beach, originally from Baton Rouge, has truly enjoyed making Northwest Louisiana her home. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biology from LSU, she graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Katie enjoys giving back to the Shreveport-Bossier community by participating in various charitable dental organizations such as Louisiana Donated Dental Services, Children’s Dental Clinic, and Dentistry From The Heart. She is also very honored and proud to have been nominated as one of the Top Dentists by SB Magazine every year since she has been practicing in North Louisiana.
Dr. Katie is dedicated to providing her patients with personalized dental comfort and care of the highest quality and prides herself in practicing gentle dentistry. She cares for patients of all ages and looks forward to helping you and your family achieve and maintain excellent oral health. Dr. Katie lives in North Shreveport with her husband, Ben, and their daughter, Bella Kate. Above all, she enjoys spending her free time with her family. Keep smiling and GEAUX TIGERS!
Alexis Underhill, D.D.S.
Dr. Underhill’s goal is for you to be comfortable and relaxed while establishing a healthy smile. She is dedicated to providing the best dental care and looks forward to welcoming new patients as well as maintaining a great relationship with her existing patients. She desires to have a relationship with her patients that will be mutually gratifying for years to come.
Dr. Underhill, originally from New Roads, Louisiana, has enjoyed making Shreveport her home. After graduating from Louisiana State University with a Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences, she graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, the Academy of Dentistry and the Northwest Dental Association . Dr. Underhill was named one of Shreveport-Bossier’s top dentists in 2010. She gives back to the community by participating in Dentistry From The Heart and Louisiana Donated Dental Services. Outside of work, Dr. Underhill enjoys spending quality time with her growing family.
Kathryn Connor, D.D.S.
Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Connor is a proud alumnus of Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Following dental school, she completed a General Practice Residency at the George E. Whalen Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. In Salt Lake City, Dr. Connor learned advanced techniques in implants, endodontics(root canals), crowns and bridges, and partial and complete dentures. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Northwest Louisiana Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Outside the office, Dr. Connor has enjoyed making Northwest Louisiana her home. She loves spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter whenever she can!
Dr. Connor believes that good oral health is the gateway to healthy living. She believes personalized care of the highest quality will help you create and maintain a smile you’ll be proud of. Dr. Connor is looking forward to working with you to meet your oral health care goals.
Dr. Emile Geneux
Dr. Geneux, originally from Shreveport is a 1998 graduate of Captain Shreve High School. He attended LSU in Baton Rouge where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology then went on to graduate from LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans. Dr. Geneux then moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where he gained three years of experience in a local dental clinic. He is a current member of the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Geneux enjoys giving back to the community that has given so much to him. He donates his time and services to the Children’s Dental Clinic of Shreveport-Bossier and Louisiana Donated Dental Services. Dr. Geneux also strongly supports the March of Dimes organization and is on the local chapter’s board of directors. He has a special interest in developing long term relationships with patients and their families and providing a relaxing environment for his patients to receive care.
When not in the office he enjoys any activity involving the LSU Tigers, tennis, golfing and fishing. Dr. Geneux also enjoys time with his wife, Beth, and identical twin daughters, Emmy and Evelyn.