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. 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.
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 chair side 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. Maria is fluent in Spanish as it was her first language. 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.
Joyce – Clinical Assistant
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.
Pahola – Office Administrator
Pahola is the Office Assistant for Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge. She graduated form Ross S. Sterling High School at the top of her class and she attends Baytown Community College, part time.
Pahola will tell you she really didn’t choose dentistry as her career, it chose her. She is very grateful for the opportunity and she has fallen in love with dentistry. Pahola loves seeing patients’ smiles transformed and their lives, as well. She will tell you she witnesses patients having more confidence and a boost in their self-esteem everyday. What job can be better than this?
Pahola has a beautiful little girl and she is her biggest motivation for her career choices and hard work. Pahola is a very adventurous young woman. Aside from working and spending time with her daughter, Pahola enjoys mission trips to Guatemala and Panama to help those less fortunate. She also enjoys rock climbing, zip lining, kayaking and working out at the gym. You can’t miss Pahola, when you come to the office. She has an infectious smile and a very friendly, helpful demeanor.