Dr. Kathleen Akers

Meet Dr. Kathleen Akers

Your Periodontist in Houston, TX

Dr. Kathleen Akers graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. She then attended Creighton University for dental school. While at Creighton, Dr. Akers was part of the Idaho Dental Education Program and worked as a teaching assistant in the Departments of Endodontics and Periodontics. She also participated in an externship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Department of Prosthodontics.

Dr. Akers attended University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for her Periodontics training. Upon completion, she received a Master's in Science with a Certificate in Periodontics. After graduation, Dr. Akers became Board-Certified in Periodontics.

Dr. Akers has been a licensed dentist in the state of Texas since 2006. She holds permits for enteral, parenteral, and nitrous oxide anesthesia. She is a member of the American Dental association, Greater Houston Society of Periodontists, and Southwest Society of Periodontists. She is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology.

Stress-Free Dentistry With Dr. Akers

Nu Dentistry effortlessly takes care of your worries

As your periodontist, Dr. Akers always ensures you’re always comfortable during your time at our dental office. If you’re nervous about appointments or treatments, she’s fully certified to administer safe, relaxing sedation dentistry options, from nitrous oxide to IV sedation, to keep you calm throughout your visit. Nu Dentistry prides itself in delivering individualized service for each of our patients and taking care of their specific needs easily and painlessly. If you have any questions or concerns about your periodontic or general dental care, Dr. Akers is eager to answer them and put your worries to rest.


Our Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm
Closed Sundays

Schedule an Appointment Online

or call: (832) 916-4144

Our Address

5706 San Felipe St Ste B-300
Houston, TX 77057