Meet Our Doctor
GET TO KNOW DR. REED
Dr. Reed believes that truly great dentistry starts with a strong, trusting relationship between the patient and doctor. He finds it so rewarding to help his patients overcome their past fears, worries, and doubts as he enables them to achieve healthy, confident smiles. Before you visit Waterloo Dental in person, you can learn more about Dr. Reed below.
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
As a fourth generation dentist, Dr. Reed has been around dentistry his whole life. He fell in love with dentistry while first working as a dental assistant for a local general dentist while attending college at Texas A&M and later as an assistant for a local Austin Oral Surgeon. Nothing felt better than seeing the instant gratitude on patients’ faces after performing critical dentistry on them. He also enjoyed working one-on-one with each patient and getting to know them
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Reed earned his DDS degree at the UTHealth School of Dentistry in Houston. Over the years following graduation, he has completed over 600 hours of continuing education, including 300 for dental implants alone. He also has certifications in sedation dentistry.
Dr. Reed is very active in organized dentistry and has memberships in the:
- American Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow)
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
- SPEAR Education
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Reed and his wife, Lauren, have two young boys, Arthur and Joe. When they aren't shuttling them to and from school, they enjoy cooking from scratch, playing a round of golf, watching Netflix with their dog, Elvis, cheering on the Aggies, and most importantly, making each other laugh.