Job title: Owner and General Dentist at Austin City Dental
Dr. Cook learned to love the outdoors from his childhood on the Central Coast of California. He grew up surﬁng, skateboarding, skiing, biking, and playing soccer as a child.
As an adult, he loves to take his stand-up paddle board out on Lady Bird Lake near his home, and can be seen skating around the neighborhood on his longboard. Water skiing and wake boarding with friends keep his summers busy, and he tries to get away to go snowboarding each winter. On cooler days, you will ﬁnd Dr. Cook biking to work on the trail that starts near his home and ends near the ofﬁce.
Dr. Cook is an avid music lover and you may spot him at ACL, FunFun Fest, and many live music events throughout the year. He even travels to New Orleans for the Jazz & Heritage Festival each year.
Dr. Cook has dedicated years of his continuing education to learning how to diagnose and treat the most complicated dental issues. He works with the best specialists in Austin, and meets twice a month with a group speciﬁcally created to collaborate on highly-technical cases.
Creating the most esthetically beautiful results is one of Dr. Cook’s passions. He works with the best labs to create realistic and undetectable implants, veneers, and crowns.
Providing dental care to those who need is most is another of Dr. Cook’s passions. He has traveled to Guatemala and Kenya to provide dental care to people in the most dire circumstances. He provides dental services for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, and regularly volunteers with St. David’s Foundation.
Dr. Cook graduated from Abilene Christian University and was accepted to the highest ranked dental school in the country, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He graduated with his D.D.S. in 1998, and moved to Seattle, where he lived for 8 years. In 2006, he sold his Seattle practice and moved to Austin.
Job title: Associate General Dentist at Austin City Dental.
Dr. Dan is a native Texan from the Dallas area. He graduated from Abilene Christian University with a B.S. in Biology in 1967. Dr. Dan enlisted in the Army after receiving his draft notice, and married his wife, Cheryl, that same year.
After a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1968-1969, Dr. Dan and Cheryl returned to California and started a family, while Dr. Dan attended dental school. They have three children, Cheri, Steven, and David. Dr. Dan graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1977. He has practiced dentistry for 37 years and is delighted to have the opportunity to practice with his son, Steven.
Dr. Dan is proﬁcient in all phases of dentistry including, oral surgery, implants, prosthetics, dentures, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, endodontics and orthodontics. He loves what he does and is a lifelong student of learning in all of the disciplines of his chosen ﬁeld of education.