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Patients Can Expect Even Better Care with Allen Dental Center's Expansion

Allen Dental Center has a long tradition of serving the Allen Community, dating back to the 1960s. They work hard to provide a warm environment for their staff and patients.

“We are a family, and I think people get that when they visit. We have been doing business long enough that we have things well-oiled and working smoothly,” said Dr. Brad Wyatt.

Dr. Brad started in the dental field after joining the Air Force and was trained as a dental lab tech. He later attended dental school at Oregon Health Science University in Portland and owned a practice in Phoenix for eight years before moving to Allen and joining the practice started by Dr. Boone in 1967.

Dr. Boone was the first dentist in Allen and ran the practice for several decades before passing it on to Dr. Jeff Williams in the nineties. Dr. Williams previously worked as an architect before attending dental school at Baylor University. He ran the practice with his brother Steve Williams until Dr. Brad joined in 2011. Steve's son, Josh Williams, joined the practice about three and a half years ago, and his classmate, Max Cook, joined not long after. 

With Dr. Brad, Dr. Josh, and Dr. Max at the helm, Allen Dental Center is set to expand its facility by adding more square footage and additional rooms. The new treatment rooms will be used by the doctors and will free up existing rooms to accommodate more hygiene as the practice grows. The expansion will allow the practice to serve more patients and incorporate new technology to improve patient care.

One recent addition to the practice is an iTero scanner, which allows for 3D mapping of patients' teeth and gums without the need for traditional impressions. This technology can be used for various purposes, such as creating Invisalign aligners, night guards, crowns, and orthodontic appliances.

“Patients generally appreciate the scanner because it eliminates the need for impressions, which can be uncomfortable for those with a strong gag reflex or sensitivity to the materials used,” Dr. Brad said.

In addition to the iTero scanner, the practice also has a 3D cone beam X-ray machine, and plans to upgrade to a higher-detail version in the new building. 

This machine allows for detailed 3D imaging of a patient's head, allowing dentists to get a more comprehensive view of the patient's teeth, gums, and other structures. The 3D cone beam X-ray can be particularly helpful in identifying the cause of pain or swelling and planning treatment.

Overall, the expansion and incorporation of new technology at the dental practice aims to improve patient care and make the experience more comfortable for patients. By adding additional rooms and incorporating state-of-the-art technology, the practice can serve more patients and offer a broader range of services.

At Allen Dental Center, staying up-to-date with the latest technological advancements and working together as a team is a priority. Dr. Brad, Dr. Josh, and Dr. Max collaborate to provide patients with multiple options for dental care and allow them to choose the provider they feel most comfortable with. This approach helps create a positive experience for patients, particularly during emergencies when patients need urgent treatment.

Additionally, Allen Dental Center is committed to standing behind their word. If they provide treatment that doesn't work as planned, they'll work diligently to find a solution that does, and often credit the cost of the original treatment towards the new solution.

The practice fosters a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, with all the dentists using their first names and prioritizing prayer and family values.

“We pray in the morning before we break from huddle," Dr. Brad said. “We've got a board where we write prayer requests from patients, and they know that we're thinking about them and praying for them.”

"We pray in the morning before we break from huddle. We've got a board where we write prayer requests from patients, and they know that we're thinking about them and praying for them."

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