A native of Brenham, TX, Dr. Baird is incredibly excited to meet patients and help them improve or maintain their beautiful smiles. For him, the best thing about dentistry is that it blends his favorite topics: art, science, and people. He feels fulfilled being able to meet wonderful new people while using his hands and expertise to make a positive difference in their lives.
Dr. Baird grew up in a household full of dentists. However, even though his great-grandfather, uncle, father, and mother were all practicing dentistry, he first wanted to pursue a career in architecture. This was until he worked as a dental assistant one summer where he got to witness the artistry and science involved in the dental field. This, in addition to the fulfillment of touching the lives of many people every day, is what had him sold.
Dr. Baird studied at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery. During this time, he also joined various dental associations and even co-founded a business organization to expand his education, allowing him to complete well over a hundred hours of continuing education while still in dental school. These professional organizations include the:
Dr. Baird also received advanced training in various subjects, such as full arch and full mouth surgical techniques, root canal treatment on advanced molar cases, wisdom teeth extraction, and implant dentistry.
Whenever he isn’t at the office, Dr. Baird enjoys being active and doing things like exercising, golfing, fishing, hiking, bowhunting, woodworking, reading, and visiting new restaurants with his wife Jessica. Together, they love going on trips with their dogs, especially to the mountains of Colorado and Montana. One interesting fact about him: he completed an Ironman 70.3 Triathlon, his first-ever endurance race!