Dr. Byron Briggs, DDS

Dr. Byron Briggs, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Briggs joined Athens Smiles in July 2011, and purchased the practice October 1, 2011. He received his Bachelors degree in Chemistry and Biology from Lamar University in 2002: he then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston Dental Branch in 2007. Upon graduation he entered the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls where he completed a general practice residency. Dr. Briggs and his wife, Lyndi, have 5 children, including a set of quadruplets. They have researched the Athens area thoroughly and are very excited about settling and raising their family here in Henderson County. On the personal side, Dr. Briggs enjoys fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, spending time with his family and is an active member of his church.

710 Lucas Dr

Athens, TX 75751

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  • Delta Dental

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Care Philosophy

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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Endodontics
  • General Dentistry (Dental Assistant)
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Gum Disease
  • Periodontitis
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay


  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Composite Fillings
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Bridge
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Lamar University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Uthsc
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Aegd-United States Airforce
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Briggs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Briggs to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Briggs' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Great dentist! Very nice office staff. Professional. Very good and caring. Love this place. Dr Briggs really cares about his patients.
in Houston, TX |
The only dentist I will go to! I drive 3 hours to see them. Great people and a great visit. They explain everything and crank up the nitros. No stress, no pain.
Athens, TX |
I will be making sure that only Dr. Briggs takes care of my family dental health! My kids love him!
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