Dentistry is what the team at Country Lakes Family Dental does best. Possessing both the knowledge and compassion to treat the entire family, this dental office is well-known for its versatility and welcoming atmosphere. However, those who know them best also know they are consistent at being giving members of their communities.
They not only make themselves available to their patients in times of need, but they are also undeniably distinguished among local organizations as dependable and big-hearted contributors. During this season of giving, we recognize the many accomplishments Country Lakes Family Dental has made possible to our community through its charitable giving.
Led by Dr. Matt Artho and Dr. Lauren Smits, Country Lakes has served Lantana and surrounding communities since 2012. They have a patient-first attitude where children look forward to going to the dentist, and adults feel confident that comfort and convenience are top priorities.
Earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree at Texas A&M College of Dentistry in 2011, Dr. Matt extended his stay to complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency, where he acquired advanced training in cosmetic and surgical procedures. Dr. Matt has also received additional training in orthodontics for both adults and children with traditional brackets and Invisalign treatment. His consistency in education earned him a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry in 2020.
Dr. Lauren is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. She received her dental degree from the Indiana University of Dental School. In addition to her heart of gold, Dr. Lauren’s experience with digital impression and digital crown fabrication services is out of this world. They also do 3D imaging and laser dental treatment that replaces the common drill and doesn’t require an anesthetic.
The advancements Country Lakes Dental possesses nowadays are second to none. They are perfect for cosmetic dentistry, pediatrics, implant dentistry, endodontics, orthodontics, and geriatric dentistry. With all-digital impressions and 3D printing, patients can avoid uncomfortable “goopy” impressions, allowing for more accurate, digitally pre-planned treatment of both traditional and Invisalign orthodontic care, as well as TMJ and sleep appliances. Their prosthetic scanners and milling equipment also allow for precisely fitting same-day crowns without temporaries or lab wait times.
When it comes to being active in the community, Dr. Matt has always envisioned the practice as a haven for local neighborhoods, schools, and organizations.
“We are focused on our patients. But our patients have lives outside of our office, and we want to support them,” Dr. Matt said. “I take being rooted in our community seriously, and it’s not just me. We are all called to be charitable.”
Their support list includes Mission Moms, Ranch Hands Rescue, Grace Like Rain, the Lantana Ladies League, and various school activities and athletics. These organizations and many more allow Dr. Matt, Dr. Lauren, and their staff to touch so many lives. Dr. Matt and his wife, Leigh Ann, are continuously recognized for their selfless work, and the practice itself has been recognized as a Best of Denton County winner for the last nine years in a row.
“Country Lakes Family Dental is the best practice I have worked with,” Dr. Lauren said. “I love that we show great care not only for our patients but for our schools and community, as well.”
The team finds new ways to give back to their community and patients. Though they have always been known to offer benefits to military members, seniors, and clergy, they are especially proud of their VIP plan for loyal patients. The plan benefits patients who struggle with the cumbersome experiences of insurance. It allows patients with any insurance plan or no plan at all to continue receiving care at an affordable cost. Patients do not need to worry about denied or dictated treatment, and there is no maximum to the benefits. Of course, the VIP plan includes all the services expected, including routine and preventative care. And best of all, X-rays are always free.
An office of profound knowledge, technology, comfort, and giving, Country Lakes Family Dental is so much more than your standard dental office.
Schedule an appointment today to experience the Country Lakes Family Dentistry experience for yourself.