Dr. Jed Hildebrand grew up in the Dallas area and graduated from Plano Senior High School, where he played football and soccer and won state championships in both during his senior year. Dr. Hildebrand then attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in biology. He played soccer on the university’s team and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He is also a member of Prestonwood Baptist Church, where he is a guest speaker.
Dr. Hildebrand enjoys participating in Christian dental missionary work in Mexico and has traveled overseas to dental clinics in refugee camps in Cambodia, India, and Thailand. Dr. Hildebrand was a contestant on the hit CBS reality TV show Survivor V: Thailand in the fall of 2002. He has appeared on numerous TV shows, including MTV’s TRL, The Carolyn Rhea Show, CBS’ The Early Show, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, E!, Inside Edition, and The Ticket talk radio show.
After receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Dr. Hildebrand continued his dental training at Case Western Reserve University. He completed a two-and-a-half-year orthodontic residency program to become a board-eligible specialist in orthodontics, and received his Master of Science in dentistry while also publishing his master thesis.
He continues to study and train with the latest and best techniques in order to provide the best orthodontic treatment possible. His two brothers, Dr. Brody and Dr. Sloan, and his father, Dr. David, are also dentists with specialty practices in Dallas.
Jed’s wife, Dr. Kim Hildebrand, is also a dentist and has retired temporarily to spend time with their son Kai, who turned 3 in January 2017, and daughter Liv who turned 10 months in May 2017. Dr. Kim Hildebrand graduated from SMU and Baylor College of Dentistry. She has also been a patient at Hildebrand Orthodontics.
Outside of the office, Dr. Hildebrand enjoys motorcycling, wakeboarding, surfing, and staying fit by playing in a men’s premier soccer league in Dallas.
Dr. Hildebrand is also active in the dental and orthodontic community. He has served as the treasurer of the Arlington Dental Study Club and is its current president.
Dr. Hildebrand’s philosophy is:
“Treating every patient as he would like to be treated.”
You can be assured you are getting the very best treatment possible.
Awards for Dr. Jed Hildebrand
Top Dentist Award – 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Texas Monthly – Super Dentist 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
D Magazine – Best Orthodontist Award, voted on by dentists
Living Magazine – Best Orthodontist Award, voted on by the community