Houston Dentists Dr. Kathy Frazar and Thomas Hedge Welcome You!
Dr. Frazar has assembled a team of friendly Bellaire, Houston dentists, dedicated, and knowledgeable professionals with a common interest in creating beautiful smiles. When you’re our patient, you can trust us to create a treatment plan for you that revolves around your desire for a beautiful smile and excellent dental health. We will do everything we can to make sure your visit is comfortable and relaxing.
Kathy Frazar, DDS – Houston Dentist
Dr. Frazar received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, and afterward began her practice in the Bellaire and West University area in 1989. Ever since then, Dr. Frazar has been at the forefront of the cosmetic dentistry profession, and is nationally recognized as one of the top-notch cosmetic dentists in the United States.
Bellaire dentist Dr. Frazar is dedicated to providing her patients with the best care that cosmetic and restorative dentistry has to offer in Bellaire, Texas. She has attained the prestigious level of LVI graduate in the cosmetics curriculum at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, which is one of the highest honors that can be achieved in the field. Her dedication to pursuing the latest developments and technology in dentistry has earned her a Fellowship at the Academy of General Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Society.
Dr. Frazar’s commitment to excellence in dental implants has earned her praise for numerous publications both locally and nationally. Both H Magazine and Texas Monthly have named her as one of the “top dentists in Bellaire” year after year. Her dental expertise has been featured on CNN, ABC, NBC, and other media outlets. She has also been recently named “Top Doctor for Women” by H Magazine.
Recently, Dr. Frazar has also been performing smile makeovers on the Deborah Duncan Show. She has been treating battered women in the Smiles for Life program. Dr. Frazar has been in the news for finishing the dental treatment on Carolyn Thomas. Carolyn was the faceless woman recently featured on Discovery Health Channel. She has also performed on Oprah, as well.
Thomas Hedge, DDS – Houston Dentist
Dr. Hedge is widely known as one of the top-notch cosmetic dentists in the United States. Dr. Hedge received his Bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio where he majored in biology and chemistry. While studying at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, he conducted research resulting in the publication of seven abstracts and one paper, and received numerous awards at the state and national levels.
After graduating from dental school, he completed a general practice residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. This advanced education included training in anesthesia, pediatrics, emergency medicine, geriatrics, TMJ treatment, endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthetics, and implantology.
Dr. Hedge is nationally recognized not only for excellence in clinical programs, but for sound business practices that make full use of the newest technologies in dentistry. He is an alumnus of the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, as well as the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education where he teaches other dentists from all over the world on a monthly basis. Dr. Hedge is a frequent contributor in dental publications, as well as professional development magazines.
Bellaire, Houston cosmetic dentist Dr. Tom Hedge, would love to speak with you in order to discuss all of your cosmetic dentistry-related questions in Bellaire, Texas.
Dr. Raouf Hanna – Houston Periodontist
Dr. Raouf Hanna is the periodontist here at The Houston Dentists, and is also Board Certified in periodontics and implants. Dr. Hanna holds his Masters of Science degree and completed his training and residency at the University of Texas Dental Branch – Houston.
As assistant professor and program director at the University of Texas Dental Branch, Dr. Hanna holds appointments in both departments of periodontics and restorative dentistry. Posting his research in one of the most respected journals in dentistry, the Journal of Periodontology, Dr. Hanna has published his research in bone grafting, dental implants, and periodontal regeneration. Dr. Hanna regularly lectures on dental implants and periodontics on an international level, and attends conferences and seminars on advances in the dentistry field.
Dr. Hanna is a member of many dental organizations like the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the Greater Houston Society of Periodontists, the Greater Houston Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Hanna is certified in oral sedation and IV sedation, as well.
Beth – Patient Care Coordinator
Beth is one of The Houston Dentists very talented Hygienists. She attended Cal State University in Fullerton California and completed the Hygiene Program at Cerritos College in Los Angeles. Beth has always been interested in Science and after talking to her Hygienist, when she was in high school, she knew being a Dental Hygienist was what she wanted to do. Beth was a registered Dental Assistant for 3 years and a Registered Dental Hygienist for 7 years.
Beth married her high school sweetheart and together they have a son, Trent. Being a Hygienist has given her the flexibility in her schedule to spend time with her young son. She and her family moved from California to Texas, because her husband received a promotion from his company… and everything is “Bigger and Better in Texas!”
Beth loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys getting together with other mothers of young children. Beth likes to exercise, and she dabbles in painting. She also has a passion for traveling and seeing new places. This pretty blonde California girl with a beautiful smile is kind and caring with a passion for helping people.
Kody – Business Administrator
Kody is Dr. Frazar’s and Dr. Hedge’s Treatment and Appointment Coordinator. You can not miss her beautiful smile and sweet disposition, and she will make you feel right at home. Kody has been part of the The Houston Dentists’ Team for over 7 years, and she will tell you that there is nothing more rewarding than being part of a Team that changes patients’ lives by helping Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge create beautiful smiles!
Kody is an integral part of the The Houston Dentists’ Team and she makes everyone’s day an amazing one. She is our “Miss Congeniality” who works hard to help our patients attain beautiful smiles with a lot of style and grace.
She studied at LSU (Geaux Tigers!) but decided to return to her native Houston, and is graduated with a degree in History and Psychology at the University of Houston. She is married to her longtime love, Geoff, and she loves spending time with her incredible family, friends, and her precious puppy, Roscoe.
Jennifer – Patient Coordinator
Jennifer graduated from Pearland High School and has lived in Pearland her entire life. She also attended Alvin Community College.
Jennifer is Dr. Frazar’s and Dr. Hedge’s very talented Dental Assistant. She fell into dentistry by accident, but it is no accident she has remained in dentistry. Jennifer finds her career very rewarding. She loves to help people and see patients get to their desired end result of a beautiful smile. It is a lot of hard work on behalf of the Patient, Doctor and the Team, but Jennifer will tell you there is nothing like taking those final photographs of a transformed person!
Jennifer has two sons and her husband, Matt, who keep her very busy. Garrett is a Level 9 Gymnast, runs track and is an Honor Student, and Gavin plays Select Football, Baseball and also has very good grades in school. Car pool and attending their events gets a little hectic at times to say the least.
Jennifer is a cowgirl at heart. She loves to western dance and ride her horse. She is also Captain on the Trail Ride Committee, and has been for the past ten years. Jennifer enjoys outside activities with her boys. Sleep…who needs to sleep? This cowgirl loves life and wants to enjoy every minute.
Maria – Office Administrator
Maria is an adoring mother to her daughter, Brianna , and a native of Baytown. Go Baytown Ganders! She has a broad knowledge in dentistry after practicing for the last 18 years as a clinical chairside assistant and administrative business professional. In the office, she will be your dental concierge helping you in any way needed to facilitate scheduling an appointment or explaining your necessary dental treatment. As an eloquent Spanish speaker, she is also able to assist our foreign patients who require translation. In her personal life she stays very active attending spinning classes and her daughter’s after-school activities that leave little time for much else. She has been an awesome addition to Dr. Frazar’s outstanding team!
Stefan – Patient Care Coordinator
Stefan is originally an Idahoan but has been a Texan now for 11 years. She couldn’t have gotten here sooner! After completing her hygiene studies at Wharton Jr. College in 2001, she began her career as a hygienist and is now an indispensable member of the clinical team for Dr. Frazar. She provides excellent care for each of our patients and specializes in assisting patients who have severe gum disease and periodontal problems. Married to her college sweetheart, Chris, and a mother of three girls and one boy, she enjoys creating crafts, woodworking, and taking beautiful photos whenever there is extra time after attending school activities and extracurricular events.
Angie – Patient Care Coordinator
Angie is one of Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedges outstanding Administrative Team Members. She was born and raised on the family farm in Iowa and attended a private college in Iowa while helping raise her sister. Angie moved to Texas and lived in Austin for 14 years. She “fell” into a receptionist position in a dental office in Austin and “fell” in love with dentistry. She learned she had a way of talking to patients and helping them with their decisions in regard to their treatment. Angie left dentistry briefly and missed the interaction with the patients so much, she jumped right back in. Angie’s brother and nephews are in Austin and the rest of the family is in Iowa. She loves visiting her family and being with friends. She enjoys Karaoke, poetry and writing. Angie is ready to pick up and go. Traveling is one of her favorite past times and Scotland and Italy are on her bucket list; along with going on a mission trip to help in an orphanage. You cannot miss her beautiful smile and red hair, when you walk in the office.
Joyce – Clinical Assistants
Joyce is one of Dr. Frazar and Dr Hedge’s exceptional Clinical Assistants. Joyce is originally from Rioverde SLP Mexico. She moved to Texas when she was ten years old, and she loves it here. Joyce attended Sterling High School and jumped into Dentistry right after graduation.
She started working for a Dentist who was a friend of the family and her uncle who was a Dental Laboratory Technician. Right away, she loved being a Chairside Assistant. She loves helping patients with beautiful smiles and educating them about good oral health.
Joyce has an amazing daughter named Shaila, who loves gymnastics. They enjoying listening to music, and visiting museums, especially the art museums. Her favorite hobby is dancing, particularly “Salsa.” Joyce will tell you it is a great workout and puts a smile on her face every time. She enjoys reading inspirational books and helping others any way she can. We would love you to meet Joyce as she “salsas” down the hallways with her beautiful smile at Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge’s office.