Meet Dr. Kenneth Markle

Kenneth F. Markle, DDS

leading Periodontist in Baton Rouge LA

Dr. Kenneth Markle Periodontist - Implant Dentist Baton Rouge

Dr. Kenneth F. Markle was born in Eaton Rapids, Mi. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he received two separate bachelor’s degrees, one in Interpersonal Communications and the other in Nursing. After venturing out into the business world and later the medical profession, he returned to school attending the University of Louisiana School of Dentistry.

Upon completion of his Doctorate in Dental Surgery, he enrolled in a Periodontal residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. In 1995, with his Periodontal education complete, he returned to Baton Rouge to open a specialty practice in the field of Periodontics and Implantology.

As a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather of four, Dr. Markle finds time to enjoy many hobbies and interests outside of the field of dentistry. Among his favorite after-hours activities are Jogging, Photography, Computer Science, Ham Radio, and Tiger Football. He is an avid scuba diver and NAUI instructor.


Dr. Markle has won multiple awards for academic and clinical excellence including Phi Kappa Phi Honors, C. Edmund Kells Honor Member, Pierre Fauchard Award of Merit, American Equilibration Society Award, Certificate of Merit in Oral Diagnosis, and Outstanding Nurse Communicator. He has been an active member of the local dental society for 20 years and served in leadership roles as President, Membership Chairman, and Board Member. Dr. Markle shared his skills and talents by teaching in the graduate department of Periodontics at LSU’s School of Dentistry for more than a decade. He has hosted and taught in numerous continuing education seminars and study clubs both in Baton Rouge and other communities.


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Dr. Markle saw me right away when I had a problem. Very thorough and professional. Explained everything to me during exam. Entire staff is professional, friendly and prompt. So pleased with my visit!!! Would definitely recommend to everyone.
- Stacie Knippers
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I told Laura when Dr. Markle left . He has to be one of the nicest guys ever. He took a unbelievable amount of time with me and explained everything. Five Stars is not enough for the entire staff.. Thank you.
- John A Fudickar
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The best Perio office in Louisiana. Dr. Markle is the best. Dr. Markle is informative and has impeccable manners, genuine people person. Mrs. Kristie (hygienist) extremely thorough. I love the staff whom I come in direct contact with. I recommend services to all. I HAVE EXCELLENT RESULTS!!
- Ilisha Lucas

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Baton Rouge Perio

10723 N. Oak Hills Parkway, Building B
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Tel: (225) 769-1444
Fax: (225) 769-9939

Baton Rouge Periodontists, Dr. Kenneth Markle and Dr. Jenny Herman, provide a variety of surgical and non-surgical services for the treatment of periodontal issues. We pride ourselves on the fact that we are very conservative in our treatment recommendations and limit surgery to the areas where it is absolutely necessary.

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