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About Dr. Bec

It all started with a trip to Zion National Park

Nearly 20 years ago, I was finishing up a degree in computer science (of all things). Computer Science satisfied my love of detail and precision, but I was beginning to realize that sitting behind a monitor all day wasn?t for me. I wanted to be with people and make a difference in their lives. Over spring break, I hiked Zion National Park with friends from church. While discussing life after college, a friend threw out the question, ?Why don?t you become a dentist?? And as they say, ?the rest is history.?

From ?Plain Old? Dentist to Miracle Worker

My sweet wife had suffered from intense morning headaches since she was a teenager. She?d seen dozens of doctors without getting any answers. In dental school, a professor very knowledgable in TMJ and TMD heard about my wife?s headaches. When he told me he knew how to fix them and that he?d teach me, I rushed to call my wife (from a payphone – didn?t have smart phones back then!). When I told her I could fix her headaches with a custom bite splint, she was naturally skeptical. ?You think you can fix my headaches with a piece of special plastic? That?s Crazy!? Eventually, she agreed to let me try. To both of our utter amazement… it worked.

Headache Fueled Passion

For my wife, her cure seemed like a miracle. For me, it was the beginning of a passion for transforming lives with dentistry. Imagine enduring intense daily headaches and in 24 hours having them gone! Dentistry does that for many people in many ways. Think about it! For people who are losing teeth, every implant is like a miracle. Implants are revolutionizing how we age, giving us new teeth that act and feel like our original teeth only stronger. Implants keep us looking younger, eating healthier and smiling more confidently. Who would have thought that was possible 30 years ago? Sedation is making miracles too. With sedation, people who are terrified of the dentist can save their teeth even if they?re broken down to the point that they?re in constant pain and can?t eat. With sedation, people who are afraid can get a completely new healthy smile. Talk about radical life change!

Aren?t you JUST a General Dentist

Yes, a general dentist, but not ?just? a general dentist.

Being a general dentist, requires dental school. Since dental school, I?ve completed nearly 1,000 hours of additional training. I have extra training in implants, bone grafting, surgery, invisalign, sedation, advanced general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orofacial pain, jaw joint health, bite health, and sleep dentistry.

Do I just love being in school? Why so much extra training? I know that ideal outcomes depend on both the dentist?s skill and the patient?s trust. When I invest in training, I build both my skill and my patients? trust. This picture was taken when I was granted a fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, an honor earned by just 6% of American dentists.

Dad was a carpenter, Mom cared for the elderly.

What do you get when you combine a finish carpenter and a caregiver? You get a perfectionist with heart. The attention to detail, the eye for artistry and the desire to care for people and help them live there healthiest lives runs my family. My parents taught me early on in life that it mattered if a job was done well and that people matter more than things. The best outcomes in dentistry always come when excellence and precision are combined with an investment of trust and care. Heart plus head means being dedicated to the process, the product and most especially, the person.

Dentistry may be my passion, but it?s not my only passion

When I?m not caring for patients or attending courses, you might find me reading a book with my wife and daughter (maybe Chronicles of Narnia for the umpteenth time), hiking and exploring the outdoors, enjoying one of my daughter?s violin recitals, or daydreaming about snowboarding.

Our Happy Clients

High Level of Care

I came to Alamo Dental Health because of Groupon but will be making them "my dentist" because of the level of care. The doctor and staff were thorough and professional; I felt they cared for me as a person and a patient. After dentist hopping for the last two years I am glad to have found Alamo Dental Health. I highly recommend them!

Missy H.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:23:06-05:00

Missy H.

I came to Alamo Dental Health because of Groupon but will be making them "my dentist" because of the level of care. The doctor and staff were thorough and professional; I felt they cared for me as a person and a patient. After dentist hopping for the last two years I am glad to have found Alamo Dental Health. I highly recommend them!

Knowledgeable and Nice People

I'd like to recommend Dr. John Bec and his entire staff for one of the best patient experiences that I've ever had. I was in for an emergency with an acute pain on my teeth and they treated me immediately. I was also impressed with the systematization of their processes, which I'm sure, contributed to the excellent service. 2 thumbs up for these knowledgeable and nice people!

Maria B.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-02-06T21:53:59-06:00

Maria B.

I'd like to recommend Dr. John Bec and his entire staff for one of the best patient experiences that I've ever had. I was in for an emergency with an acute pain on my teeth and they treated me immediately. I was also impressed with the systematization of their processes, which I'm sure, contributed to the excellent service. 2 thumbs up for these knowledgeable and nice people!

Great Staff

Great staff, and the dentist was nice and thorough. They also have modern equipment and technique. Great experience for my first visit.

Michael P.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:23:39-05:00

Michael P.

Great staff, and the dentist was nice and thorough. They also have modern equipment and technique. Great experience for my first visit.

They Truly Care

Dr Bec truly cares about his patients. I am treated like family, which is something you do not experience much anymore. I would never consider going anywhere else.

Steve A.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:15:23-05:00

Steve A.

Dr Bec truly cares about his patients. I am treated like family, which is something you do not experience much anymore. I would never consider going anywhere else.

Enjoyable Experience

My first time to have dental work done outside of a traditional cleaning. Dr. Beck's professionalism and expertise made it a very enjoyable experience. His front desk staff is always welcoming to each patient. I highly recommend for all dental necessities.

Dr. B Pounds

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:25:28-05:00

Dr. B Pounds

My first time to have dental work done outside of a traditional cleaning. Dr. Beck's professionalism and expertise made it a very enjoyable experience. His front desk staff is always welcoming to each patient. I highly recommend for all dental necessities.

Extremely Professional

Had both upper and lower all-on-4 fixtures done. Dr. Bec and his staff are extremely professional and friendly. Best dental experience I've ever had and worth every penny.

Allen

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:19:28-05:00

Allen

Had both upper and lower all-on-4 fixtures done. Dr. Bec and his staff are extremely professional and friendly. Best dental experience I've ever had and worth every penny.

Friendly and Courteous Service

Dr Bec and his staff are Awesome. Dr. Bec's patience and understanding help the patient relax prior to to procedure. Friendly and courteous service always.

Irma Y.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:24:25-05:00

Irma Y.

Dr Bec and his staff are Awesome. Dr. Bec's patience and understanding help the patient relax prior to to procedure. Friendly and courteous service always.

Awesome Friendly Staff

Awesome friendly staff. Everything was explained step by step. Katie and Alex made me feel comfortable they made sure all my questions were answered. Dr Bec, the best dentist I have ever had. I will highly recommend this awesome place to friends and family.

Amalia R.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:21:53-05:00

Amalia R.

Awesome friendly staff. Everything was explained step by step. Katie and Alex made me feel comfortable they made sure all my questions were answered. Dr Bec, the best dentist I have ever had. I will highly recommend this awesome place to friends and family.

Straightforward and Knowledgable

Dr. Bec was very friendly and answered all my questions in a straightforward manner, so it was one of the few times I didn't feel awkward about asking about my dental concerns. The staff was very friendly also.
I would highly recommend giving this place a try if you are on the hunt (like I was) for a new dentist.

Janessa Z.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:26:12-05:00

Janessa Z.

Dr. Bec was very friendly and answered all my questions in a straightforward manner, so it was one of the few times I didn't feel awkward about asking about my dental concerns. The staff was very friendly also. I would highly recommend giving this place a try if you are on the hunt (like I was) for a new dentist.

Staff is Awesome

Staff is awesome! Dr. Bec is a NERD!! In a good way of course, as you would want all your doctors to be. Everyone who works here is so friendly and are very patient in answering my 1000 questions. I'm looking forward to seeing my new and improved smile at the end of my treatment :)

Jazz C.

Alamo Dental Health
5
2019-03-19T19:28:22-05:00

Jazz C.

Staff is awesome! Dr. Bec is a NERD!! In a good way of course, as you would want all your doctors to be. Everyone who works here is so friendly and are very patient in answering my 1000 questions. I'm looking forward to seeing my new and improved smile at the end of my treatment :)
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