Dr. Dan Bida received his bachelor’s degree in biology from UTA in 1972 and his D.D.S. at the Baylor School of Dentistry in 1975. He has maintained a dental practice in Arlington for 30 years, incorporating the use of dental implants and lasers since 1989. He is an advocate of sports dentistry, specializing in mouthguard protection. He has been the team dentist for UTA’s athletic teams since 1975 and the dental consultant for other colleges and area high schools. He has worked with the Arlington Boys and Girls Club and has created mouthguards for several area football teams and local professional boxers. In 1980, the Olympic Committee adopted Dr. Bida’s mouthguard design for use by boxers.
Dr. Bida understands the need for quality dental care that is personalized, pain-free and long lasting. He is a pioneer is pain-free laser dentistry that makes other forms of dental procedures obsolete.
In 1980, Dr. Bida founded the Arlington Implant Institute to train dentists in the field of Oral Implantology. Under his direction the Institute provides the latest in implant technology as well as comprehensive family dentistry. In 1989 Dr. Bida incorporated the new advanced laser technology into his practice and began a series of seminars to train other dentists to use the lasers in their practices. Dr. Bida is a regular contributing author to various dental journals, having published many articles on laser dentistry, Implantology, and athletic injuries.
The Arlington Implant Institute and Dr. Dan Bida are dedicated to providing the highest quality dental care to this area by utilizing the latest in implant and laser technology. Lasers are used in a wide range of dental applications. from gum surgery to removing tooth decay. The Arlington Implant Institute currently uses four different types of lasers, and Dr. Bida has been working with Excel Technologies to develop a laser that will make the dental hand piece obsolete.
Dr. Bida is one of only a handful of dentist in Texas who are board certified by the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. He has received the highest level of accomplishment in many professional dental organizations which include: Diplomats in the American Board of Oral Implantology;/Implant Dentistry, The American Society of Osseo integration, and the International Congress of Oral Implantology; Masterships in Academy of Laser Dentistry, The American Academy of Implant Prosthodontic and American Academy of Implants and Transplants and Fellowships in the Academy of Implant Dentistry, ADI., ICOI, AAIP, AIT, AGD, ACOI, and ASO. Dr. Bida has served as President of The Academy of General Dentistry, The North Texas Implant Study Group, and The Texas Academy of Laser Dentistry.
The Arlington Implant Institute is positioned to incorporate any future advances in dentistry in order to provide quality health care for our patients. Now, on both adults and children, most simple cavities can be filled without the use of local anesthesia. Through use of the latest in technology, as well as a kind and compassionate staff, dentistry can be a positive experience for people of all ages and needs at the Arlington Implant Institute under the guidance of Dr. Dan Bida. If you need any additional information about Dr. Bida or the services available in our practice please call the office at (817) 274 – 8223.