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About Us

Dr. John M. Kidwell and Dr. Derek M. Albus provide quality general dentistry, preventive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and restorative dentistry performed with precision and care. For over 50 years, Dallas-area residents have relied on our Preston Center dental office for beautiful smiles and outstanding service. Our skilled dentists and friendly, knowledgeable staff deliver comprehensive care for total oral health.

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Meet Our Dentists

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  • Dr.
    John Kidwell, DDS

    Dentistry has always been a family affair for the Kidwell family. His father started our dental practice over fifty years ago and Dr. Kidwell decided to follow in his father’s footsteps.

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  • Dr.
    Derek M. Albus, DDS

    Dr. Albus was raised in Katy, Texas (a west suburb of Houston) and graduated from Taylor High School in 1990. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas State University, he graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1998.

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  • Dr. Brett Williams, DDS

    Dr. Williams was raised in North Dallas and graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory School.  After attending the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Williams received a Bachelor of Science and Arts in Biology.  He then attended Texas A&M College of Dentistry, where he met his fiancee.

    Outside of the dental office Dr. Williams enjoys playing soccer, golf, fishing, exercise, and traveling to the mountains to escape the Texas heat.

Testimonials

What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "I’ve been a patient of this practice since 1958 and have always been happy here."
    Julia
  • "Dr. Kidwell, Dr. Albus, Kelly, the front desk staff, and the rest of the staff are the BEST around! The office is very professional yet warm with a family feel. I know that I am getting the best dental care and my teeth look and feel great when I leave. Dr. Kidwell has been our family dentist for generations."
    Kimberly
  • "Love Kelly and Dr. Kidwell ! Wouldn’t go anywhere else! I’ve been going to them for 40 years!"
    Teresa

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  • Educational Videos

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  • Smile Makeover

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Mouthrinses

    Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed