Dr. Thomas Baker, DMD

Dr. Thomas Baker, DMD

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Dr. Thomas Baker, DMD is a pediatric dentistry practitioner in Idaho Falls, ID and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh / School of Dentistry in 2014 and practices pediatric dentistry.Read his story

1900 John Adams Pkwy

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group

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Dr. Baker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "Dr. Thomas Baker joined the Baker Pediatric Dentistry team in July 2016! Dr. Thomas Baker completed his pediatric dentistry residency at Children's Mercy Hospital (Kansas City, MO) in June. Prior to his residency, he graduated cum laude from BYU-Idaho with a BS in Biology. In 2014 he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine after finishing in the top 10% of his class. He was also awarded the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit and elected into the Beta Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Baker is excited to be returning home to Idaho Falls. He and his wife, Janelle, have been married 7 years and enjoy spending time with their son. His favorite part of the day is when he walks in the door and is greeted by his son jumping up and down the couch shouting, "surprise!" As a family they enjoy riding bikes, going on picnics, attending sporting events, and having dance parties in the living room. His favorite sports teams are BYU, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Kansas City Royals. Dr. Baker is a member of the American Dental Association, the Idaho State Dental Association, Academy of LDS Dentists, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is certified by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baker "We're dedicated to promote and provide optimal oral health for Infants, Children, Young Adults, and Special Needs Patients, with a compassionate, qualified, friendly staff. We strive daily to create a positive dental experience for our patients and their families while providing exceptional and individualized dental care."
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Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2010
  • University of Pittsburgh / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2014
  • Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City, Missouri
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baker to family and friends
4.7
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Baker'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Pocatello, ID |
We love Dr. Baker. He is super friendly and was very helpful at answering our questions and offering advice.
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in Idaho Falls, ID |
My husband and I love taking our kids to Dr. Bakers office my kids love the train theme.The staff is super friendly with my kiddos they are so caring with them. What I love about going to Dr. Bakers office is that we never have to wait the staff takes us right back. Dr.Baker takes his time and...more
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Great Dr. and Staff!
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Dr. Baker accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Baker has admitting privileges

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
3100 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
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Mountain View Hospital
2325 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
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