About The Houston Dentists Tanglewood
Dr Tom Hedge

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The Houston Dentists of Tanglewood invite you to become yet one more of our satisfied clients. Dr. Tom Hedge and Dr. Jeffrey C. Riley are excited to meet new patients in the Tanglewood location.

About Us

Dr. Hedge is a nationally known authority on both dental techniques, as well as dental practice excellence. Dr. Riley is also highly accomplished with membership in leading dental groups on the local, state, and national levels. Both doctors welcome adults and children as patients. Their procedures address the needs of all age groups. In our Tanglewood office, you can receive general dentistry services as well as cosmetic, orthodontic, restorative, and preventative dentistry procedures. They also offer unique services to tackle various health issues most people don’t realize can be improved by good dentistry. Examples include sleep apnea and TMJ. For sleep apnea, the doctors can create custom-made mouthguards that help keep the airway open throughout the night. In other words, better dentistry could lead to the best night’s sleep you’ve had in years. Problems in the area where your jawbone connects with your skull can lead to pain throughout the body. Malfunctions of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can cause jaw issues, neck pain, headaches, and even back pain.

Drs. Hedge and Riley use mouthguards, special jaw exercises, and medication to bring long-awaited relief to desperate TMJ sufferers. Sometimes the dental problem isn’t structural but cosmetic. Drs. Hedge and Riley are aware that giving you your preferred smile may include more than just beautiful teeth. For example, some people are happy with their teeth but would like something done to improve the appearance of their gums. That’s why we offer gum bleaching. Gum bleaching removes unwanted discoloration using a simple in-office procedure. The result is even-toned, healthy-looking gums that keep their appearance for years. Don’t waste another day dealing with lingering dental problems. Contact our Tanglewood office today to schedule an appointment to speak with one of our doctors.

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Meet The Doctors

Dr. Tom Hedge

Dr. Hedge is widely known as one of the top-notch cosmetic dentists in the United States. Dr. Hedge received his Bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio where he majored in biology and chemistry. While studying at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, he conducted research resulting in the publication of seven abstracts and one paper, and received numerous awards at the state and national levels. After graduating from dental school, he completed a general practice residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. This advanced education included training in anesthesia, pediatrics, emergency medicine, geriatrics, TMJ treatment, endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthetics, and implantology.

Dr. Hedge is nationally recognized not only for excellence in clinical programs, but for sound business practices that make full use of the newest technologies in dentistry. He is an alumnus of the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, as well as the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education. Dr. Hedge is a frequent contributor in dental publications, as well as professional development magazines.

Dr. Colt Riley

Dr. Colt Riley is a General Dentist serving the Houston area. Dr. Riley is experienced in all aspects of dentistry, including Porcelain Veneers, Teeth Whitening, Implants, and Invisalign. He is a professional member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Dental Society.

Dr. Colt Riley was also awarded the Doctor’s Choice Award and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Student Award. Not only that, his patients love him.

Our Patients Say

Thank you Dr. Hedge for the excellent treatment you provided my family. After one visit, Dr. Hedge was able to help adjust my daughter’s bite. She now eats without discomfort. Thanks for your patience and for being an excellent dentist.

Jeff G
Jeff G.

Dr. Tom Hedge is one of the finest dentists anywhere, especially in Houston. He is always on the cutting edge and you are never more comfortable than when you are in his office. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They made the whole visit extremely easy.

John R
John R.

Dr. Hedge and his team are absolutely amazing and I couldn't be happier with the service I received. The entire staff is so nice and caring. It's not often that you meet genuine people at a doctor's office, but this team is incredible. It takes a lot to impress me, but this office has done that and more. I highly recommend using them for your dental needs.

Danielle F
Danielle F.

Dr. Hedge and his team are superb. They provide highly professional care, with the highest tech equipment. They are also very caring, empathetic, and take their time to listen. Very happy with my experience with them.

Our Patient - Chrstine B
Chrstine B.

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