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Need a Good Dentist

Can anyone recommend a good gentle dentist? Not a pediatric one.. I am in SW Austin, but will travel to central or north Austin if I need to. Thanks. J.

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Thank you everyone for your responses, I have a good list of dentists to choose from. Now I need to see who is on my insurance. Thank you all so much.

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Dr. Anne Lyon is awesome! she is at Manchaca & William Cannon - her website it www.austintoothfairy.com

I love Dr. Tor Guton of Austin Smile Creations. They are at 2724 Bee Cave Rd. Phone number ###-###-#### Dr. Guton is amazingly committed to his craft. They don't over schedule patients. Great attention. Great Service!

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Dr. Anne Lyon is awesome! she is at Manchaca & William Cannon - her website it www.austintoothfairy.com

My husband just went to Dr. Stewart Williams at 6000 W. William Cannon #A200 (near Escarpment)phone ###-###-####. He really liked him and the office/staff. When looking for a dentist, several people in the area recommended him.

J.

I go to Dr. Kendal Shipp @ Advanced Fmily Dentistry
3415-A El Salido Parkway, ###-###-####. I started going to her when she was in Dental School @ UT in Houston. She is actually a really good friend of mine from High School and very good at what she does. My five year old just had his first denist appointment and did great with no fears.

Drs. David Carr and Bryan Smith are off of Far West Blvd. but are worth the trip central/north. My husband and I have been going to Dr. Carr (Dr. Smith is a new partner and still just as gentle) for almost 20 years and now four of our children go to him. We've had excellent care and their upbeat personalities always lift our spirits for the day. Make sure the receptionist knows you want a gentle hygenist...they are great about making sure you get the care you need.
7007 Hart Lane
Austin, Tx 78731
###-###-####
Once I needed a filling replaced and Dr. Carr was numbing my mouth. He was talking to me and massaging the inside of my cheek and I said...just let me know when you are going to put the needle in...He said, "I'm already finished!" I didn't even feel it... :)

I like Dr James Mcgee on So. Lamar, across from Sun Harvest.
I started there 9 years ago when I was pregnant and needed a root canal. They were ok with me using my homeopathics and going easy on their gas/pain killers.

Just went to visit my dentist today as a matter of fact! Dr. Neal Shah is wonderful. Very Zen.. ;)

He's located at 3307 Northland Drive Suite 230 (next to the Randalls..near Chez Zee) ###-###-####

http://www.austindentalarts.com

Warmly,
L.

Hi J.. My husband and I both love our dentist. We have been going to him for almost 5 years and highly recommend him. His office is directly across Highland Mall. I also live in SW Austin and really don't mind the little drive because he is such a great doctor. His staff is also very friendly, warm and caring. They treat us like we are family.

His name is Dr. Steve Parker ###-###-####).
One Highland Center, Suite 500
314 Highland Mall Blvd
Austin, Texas 78752

Hope this helps. Good luck.

Dr. Michael Rathmell is a wonderful dentist. I have always hated having to go to the dentist but I don't have a problem when I go to him. He is in South Austin on Ben White just to the west of South Austin Hospital.

I love Dr. Tor Guton of Austin Smile Creations. They are at 2724 Bee Cave Rd. Phone number ###-###-#### Dr. Guton is amazingly committed to his craft. They don't over schedule patients. Great attention. Great Service!

Dr. Richard Ross is located at 4456 Frontier Trail, Austin, 78745, ###-###-####. He and his staff are wonderful. My family has been going to him for over 30 years. They are also great with kids!

I love Dr Charles Snow. He's in close proximity to Central Market north. I live south, too, but I make the drive to visit Dr. Snow.

Charlie Snow dds
3913 Medical Parkway, Suite100
Austin 78756
###-###-####

Off Lamar & 38th

In all my life I have never been able to say this until now -I LOVE my dentist!

Michael Vance Woolwine, DDS - General Dentist
1500 W 38th St Ste 14
Austin, TX 78731
Ph: ###-###-####

Hi J.,
We've had the same dentist for the past 8 years, and we love him and his staff. His name is Dr. Richard Butcher, and his practice is called Lake Pointe Dental. They are off of Bee Caves Road (FM 2244) about 2 miles east of 71. From SW (Circle C area), it takes me about 20-25 minutes, depending on traffic. Their phone # is ###-###-####. His hygenist are so great with my kids; my youngest has been getting his teeth cleaned there since he was 3! I highly recommend them.
- M. B.

Steven L Yarbrough, DDS - General Dentist
6700 W Gate Blvd Ste 101 Map it
Austin, TX 78745
Ph: ###-###-####

He's my daughter's best friend's dad and is a kind and gentle person. Great office and support staff. He took out my daughter's wisdom teeth last summer.

Melanie Babot. ###-###-####. She does specialize in kids but is not listed as a pediatric dentist. Give her a call if you don't want to see her, she knows many good dentists and could recommend one, but I know many people in the dripping springs area that love her as does my daughter and I.

I have a fear of dentists and I love my dentist. He's in Tarrytown and his name is Dr. David Brinkley. His number is ###-###-####.

Hi,
I've been scared of dentists all my life but I have found a wonderful one. She's gentle and caring as well.

Anne Lions, DDS
7002 Manchaca
Austin 78745

512/441-2684
austintoothfairy.com is her website

Hope this helps.
G. G

We have a great dentist in SW Austin - Modern Family Dentistry. They are on William Cannon between Escarpment and Beckett. The number is ###-###-####. They are also great with kids.

We love our dentist, Dr. Brian Friedell. We had been going to him for about 7 years and can't imagine going anywhere else. My 8 yr old daughter loves him. She had a horrible experience with another dentist and was terrified to go to any dentist at all. But Dr. Friedell and his staff always make her at ease and now she enjoys going to the dentist. My 14 yr old loves him as well. His office is located in central Austin, near the Central Market on N. Lamar.

4213 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756
ph: ###-###-####

Good luck,
D. R

I am very picky about dentists after having a really bad experience. I found Ashley Strickland in Buda (Buda Dental) after my 6 month old son almost knocked his tooth out. She checked him out late on a friday. She is not a pediatric dentist, but she saved me a trip to the emergency room. Then I decided to go and see her for my teeth. I really like her, very kind and professional.

C.

charlie snow. hes on med arts at 39th st. hes a great dentist and super gentle. i hadnt been in a long time and he showed me it doesnt have to be a fearful experience. hes in an office w 2 other dentists. hope it helps.
justin

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