Dr. Mangum graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences. He then finished his dental education at the LSU School of Dentistry in the top 5% of his class. He received the Hanau Best of the Best in Prosthodontics Award as well as the Excellence in Prosthodontics Award from the Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics. He is an active participant in the American Dental Association, Louisiana Dental Association, Central Louisiana Dental Association, and Rotary Club of Alexandria. Since participating in a two year mission for the underserved population in Central Mexico, he is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Mangum is active in his church, regularly volunteers and serves on the board at Community Health Worx, and is a board member for the Cross Roads Soccer Association. He enjoys getting out into the community and educating the public about the importance of good oral health. He received Dental Implant training through the Zimmer Institute, Implant Logistics, the Las Vegas Institute and completing a mini residency at the Dominican Training Institute in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Mangum enjoys soccer, swimming, cycling and running and has completed several triathlons including Half Iron Man Competitions!