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This content was provided by Dr. Hoover "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 "
This content was provided by Dr. Hoover "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."
Cerec® Tooth Restoration Procedure
Digital X-Ray (CDR)
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
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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
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