Dr. David Baker, DDS

Dr. David Baker, DDS

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Dentistry  ·  
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58 y/o
(176)

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Dr. David Baker, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Hutto, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read his story

Hutto Hippo Family Dental

401 Exchange Blvd Bldg 2-A

Hutto, TX 78634
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Baker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "Dr. David Baker has been in practice since 1988, but has known that he wanted to be a dentist since he was seven years old. He attended the University of Texas in San Antonio and went to dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he received the General Practice Award as “Most Likely to Succeed.” After graduation, he scored in the top 2% nationally in his dental boards, including the top 2% in root canal therapy and in periodontal disease. He says that, while most of his dental school classmates found the experience difficult and exhausting, he loved every minute of it. Throughout his career, Dr. Baker has always been committed to continuing education and to enhancing his knowledge and skills. He regularly exceeds the 12 hour educational requirement by taking 30 hours of continuing education, and is on track in 2015 to have more than 100 hours of additional training. He embraces new technologies and has pioneered a number of procedures in the Austin area: In 2004, he introduced the use of LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure), a technique for non-invasive, non-surgical treatment of periodontal issues In 2005, he was the first dentist to employ Botox to treat temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) In 2008, he brought the Six Month Smiles®, a less expensive, painful and time-consuming orthodontic process, to Austin A sixth generation Texan, Dr. Baker is a member of St. John Newman Catholic Church, has two daughters, a son and a granddaughter. When not in the office, he enjoys hunting, fishing, skiing and photography. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "Let s face it going to the dentist can be stressful, even if you don't have a problem tooth. At Hutto Hippo Family Dental, you won't find a quiet, stuffy or hushed atmosphere. We take a different approach to family dental services, keeping things light and relaxed because we believe that laughter is good medicine and know that it can make dental visits lot easier for you."

6  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry

38  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Root Planing
  • Lesion Removal
  • Mouthguards
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baker

4.9

Based on 176 reviews

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1 Star
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