Dr. Gretchen Hoover, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(137)
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Dr. Gretchen Hoover, DDS
Gretchen Hoover, DDS, holds herself and her team at About Smiles in Austin and Round Rock, Texas, to a high standard that's dedicated to delivering excellent dental care without pain. She loves providing comprehensive preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental services, but her greatest joy comes when her patients go from being afraid of the dentist to looking forward to their next dental appointment. Being the Best Dentist in Austin is an honor Dr. Hoover doesn't take lightly. Every day she strives to live up to the honor, providing the best care available, using advanced technology and caring for every little detail, from creating a peaceful environment to offering headphones so patients can relieve anxiety by listening to music. Dr. Hoover graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with her bachelor's degree, then returned to Houston to complete her master's degree at the University of Houston Clear Lake. She went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental Branch in the Houston Medical Center. During that time, she was president of her class and received the coveted Student of the Year Award and Senior Dental Student Award. Dr. Hoover and her husband, Dale, have two beautiful daughters, Brodie and Tatum. They love spending time with their two dogs and enjoy traveling together as a family. Dr. Hoover holds numerous certifications and maintains active memberships in professional organizations. Certifications and special training: Nitrous oxide conscious sedation Enteral (oral) conscious sedation Lumineers training CAD/CAM CEREC training Advanced training in implant dentistry Memberships: American Dental Association Texas Dental Association Capital Area Dental Society Academy of General Dentistry American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology

2555 Western Trails Blvd Ste 104

Austin, TX 78745

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Dr. Gretchen Hoover, DDS

Dr. Gretchen Hoover, DDS

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Humana
  • United Concordia

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

Pain-free dentistry is something she is always working to achieve, and her patients would definitely agree. Dr. Hoover holds herself to a high standard of excellence and believes in surrounding herself with a wonderful, well-trained team that helps her be the best Dentist possible for her patients. Creating a positive energy when you walk through the doors is paramount with Dr. Hoover. Dr. Hoover specializes in Cerec (same-day crowns), Lumineers and Dental Implants.
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Endodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
10

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gingivitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Cerec® Tooth Restoration Procedure
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Lumineers®
  • Root Canal
  • Snap-On-Smile®
  • 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.

Education

  • University Of Texas In Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Dental Branch In The Houston Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of houston clear Lake
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoover's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hoover to family and friends
4.8
based on 137 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hoover's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Hoover was excellent. She is very personable and makes one feel comfortable, which is uncommon with a lot of dentists.I have had cleanings and fillings done and they were painless! almost a pleasure to be at the dentist!
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Dr. Hoover accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Cigna
    Dental PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.