Todd McCracken, DDS
As a child, Dr. Todd McCracken was traumatized by a painful pediatric dentistry experience. Years later, while examining his options for employment after college, he decided to combine his traumatic experience, empathetic nature, and passion for art and medicine and decided to become a board-certified Laser Dentistry Physician. In 1997, Dr. McCracken opened his first private practice and immediately began implementing the gentle, non-invasive, state-of-the-art, technology-focused dentistry services that he had always dreamt about. While Dr. McCracken’s focus is on gentle restorative and cosmetic dentistry, he is also a board-certified Homeopathic and Pediatric Dentist and is qualified to perform oral surgery, restore dental implants, treat sleep apnea, and TMD/TMJ disorders.
Education & Training
Dr. McCracken received his doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. Determined to extend his training, he studied and later received the prestigious accomplishment of Master from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Over the last 23 plus years, Dr. Todd McCracken has performed more than 2000 laser assisted dental procedures earning him the esteemed title of Certified Trainer for Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedures, or LANAP®. Dr. Todd McCracken is ever-focused on keeping up-to-speed with modern laser and traditional dentistry advances and prides himself on remaining among the most technologically advanced physicians in all of Denton and the surrounding counties.
Accolades & Accomplishments
As a dedicated, board-certified Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Todd McCracken has been invited to and participated in a number of prestigious events. After becoming a member of the Academy of General Dentistry he was asked to present and lecture on their behalf at the Academy of General Dentistry’s National Meeting as well as the Hispanic Dental Association’s National Meeting.
As a skilled, board-certified Laser Dentistry physician, Dr. Todd McCracken has lectured and taught his gentle, minimally-invasive laser dentistry techniques to dental students at Millennium Dental Technologies, The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, Baylor Dental School, as well as the University of Texas’s Health and Science Center.
Memberships & Associations
Dr. Todd McCracken is currently involved by lecturing or teaching in a number of esteemed dental schools. Furthermore, he has been recognized for his extensive knowledge of laser dentistry techniques by dental associations all over the country. In addition to these ongoing memberships and associations, he has also served as:
- Member of the Texas Dental Association (TDA)
- President of the Dallas Academy of General Dentistry
- President of the Texas Academy of Laser and High-Tech Dentistry
Dr. McCracken hopes to continue spreading his knowledge and passion for innovative laser dentistry techniques to colleagues and future dentists near and far. His hope is that in the future, neither children nor adults will be scarred by the memory of a painful dentistry procedure, or ridden with fear at the concept of future oral health treatments.
"They are just simply amazing the Doctor is very knowledgeable fulfilling your specific dental needs. He is very dedicated and understanding. His staff is lovely, I love Shelly, she is a very resourceful hygienist and she brought my confidence back in dental care."
"The personal care and service is terrific! The whole family has been going there for years."
"Always a productive and pleasant experience!"
"I have been going to Laser Smile Studio for about 8 years. Dr and his staff are amazing. The office is professional, and the staff are warm and friendly and effecient."
"The best of the best - I have never been to a dentist that was so caring about my dental hygiene and the entire oral-facial system. The office environment is cheerful and at the same time professional. Dr. McCracken has the latest in dental technologies and the latest modern equipment to insure proper dental procedures. I consider Mr. McCracken and his staff of professionals the best of the best."