Dr. Otto Herod , DDS
Family and Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Otto Herod grew up around dentistry. Both parents were dentists and he learned early on what was important to run a successful practice. “I believe that maintaining excellent clinical skills plus good communication between doctor and patient are the essence of successful dentistry,” says Dr. Herod.After graduating from the Baylor College of Dentistry, Dr. Herod operated a successful practice in East Texas for six years. But as a native South Texan, he decided to move to the San Antonio area to be closer to his family and friends, and to serve his local community.One skill Dr. Herod's patients really appreciate is his ability to communicate and thoroughly explain treatment procedures. His patients are put at ease and they appreciate the time he takes to get to know them and answer any questions. They also appreciate his thorough approach to their dental work and his gentle techniques, often commenting on the fact that they never even feel his anesthesia injections.Education and advanced trainingBaylor College of DentistryCertified in laser dentistry by Implant-DirectCertified by Nobel Bio-Care in dental implant placementContinuing education training at the Academy of OsseointegrationMembershipsDr. Herod is a member of:• American Dental Association• Texas Dental Association• San Antonio Dental Society• Academy of OsseointegrationCommunity WorkDr. Herod believes in helping his community and promoting early dental care for children. He often travels to local schools to provide free cavity screenings to local children.
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