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We would like to welcome you to our office. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health. Our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care. Throughout our website, you will find an abundance of information about our practice, procedures we provide, and dentistry in general. Please explore and learn as much about dentistry and our services as you desire. We believe our patients should have as much information as possible in order to make important, informed decisions regarding their oral health and treatment options. Our patients are our most important asset, and we strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Your referrals are welcome and appreciated.

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  • Cindy, RDH

    I love helping people maintain and fix their oral hygiene, and have turned my passion into a fun career! I spend time getting to know my patients and have to say that the people is the best part of my job. I became a dental hygienist in 2017 after immigrating to the US from Colombia and getting 2 other degrees. Outside of work I'm spending time in the outdoors with my young family!

  • Kelle, .

    I have worked for Dr. Thedford for a year, and am part of our front desk staff. I enjoyed growing in my field from starting as a dental assistant to now working fully in the front office. I love greeting the patients and building relationships with them. Outside of work I enjoy caring for my two dachshunds, spending time with my daughter, and antiquing with my husband!

  • Juliet, RDA

    I have been in the dental field for 15 years and love to make smiles brighter and better peoples day. I love to foster local animals and travel with my family when I'm not at work! 

  • Doris, RDA

    I have been a dental assistant 20+ years, and 12 of those years have been with Dr. Thedford. I have worked in the dental field in two states, California and Texas, and have loved both, but Texas holds a special place in my heart. When I'm not at work you'll find me spending time with my family!


What Our Clients Say About Us

    Apple Dental in Schertz is a great business! I appreciate the weekend availability and the staff (new) truly make you feel welcomed! The atmosphere is genuine and Dr. T is fantastic at his trade! If you have a dental need, give them the opportunity!

    Steph R.

    Prior to Apple Dental I dreaded visiting a dentist's office but Dr. Thedford and his staff have completely changed my mindset. Dr. Thedford is excellent in managing any and all treatment without any discomfort. He truly has your best interest at heart when it comes to your current and future dental health. He and the staff are very informative on any treatment he suggests and patient when helping you understand why addressing it is important. Another plus for me as a parent is their Saturday availability just another reflection of them catering to the needs of their patients. Thank you Apple Dental for all you continue to do.

    Sandra R.

    Thank you to the staff at Apple Dental and the dental hygienist Cindy! They were all welcoming and Cindy went above and beyond to make sure my daughter, who is on the spectrum for Autism, was comfortable and able to calmly take in her surroundings without being rushed or seeming impersonal. I am truly grateful for the compassion that was shown and the time that was dedicated by all of the staff and the dentist himself! We left with smiles and feel we have found a dentist that works best for us.

    Christina S.

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  • Sealants

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

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  • April 2022 Dental Newsletter

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped, or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth.Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or that are chipped, ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, subject to ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Crowns and Bridges

    Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between upper and lower teeth.Bridges are sometimes referred ...

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 12 - 1 pm)


9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 12 - 1 pm)


9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Lunch 12 - 1 pm)


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