Meet Our Dedicated Periodontal Team
Austin Periodontists Dr. Bingham and Dr. Hinze bring over 20 years of combined experience to Lone Star Periodontics, providing periodontal treatment our Austin neighbors can count on. Our friendly and professional Lone Star Periodontics & Dental Implants staff is ready to assist with all of your dental needs.
Dr. Chris Bingham, DDS, MS
Dr. Christopher “Chris” Bingham received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in 1998. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois in 2005 followed by the completion of a General Practice Residency at the Rush University Medical Center in 2006. He then practiced as a general dentist for 2 years before entering Georgia Health Sciences University (formally Medical College of Georgia) in Augusta and earned a Certificate in Periodontics and a Master’s of Science in Oral Biology in 2011.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Richard J. Lazzara Implant Fellowship and a Straumann educational grant for his expertise and excellence in implant dentistry. Dr. Bingham recently achieved board certification in Periodontics and is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is a member of American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Capital Area Dental Society. Dr. Bingham is married to Penny and they have six children
Dr. Fritz Hinze, DMD
Dr. Fritz Hinze obtained his dental degree from the University of Louisville. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army. While in the Army, Dr. Hinze attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 13 years of service at duty stations all over the world. During this time, Dr. Hinze worked as a general dentist for 4 years, completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency (AEGD), and an additional 3-year residency in Periodontics at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Dr. Hinze finished his military career at Fort Hood, Texas, and moved to Austin.