Larry J Pritchard, DDS
Dr. Pritchard was raised on a farm and ranch outside of Winters, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry. He earned his certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., where he was an assistant professor for two years before entering private practice in Waco in 1981.
Dr. Pritchard delivers oral and maxillofacial surgery services for all ages and is particularly interested in dental implantology and temporomandibular disorders. As an oral surgeon he is uniquely qualified to administrate outpatient intravenous deep sedation for his surgical patients.
Dr. Pritchard founded the regional Seattle Study Club affiliate Texas Advanced Dental Seminars in 2002 to assist area dentists in continuing dental education and professional development.
Dr. Pritchard and his wife Katherine have been blessed with four sons over their 37 years of marriage and are very proud parents of four Eagle Scout Award recipients. They are members of Highland Baptist Church and have enjoyed serving in the mission field in the Ukraine, Alaska, Belarus, and Mexico. Locally, Dr. Pritchard serves Mission Waco with oral and maxillofacial surgery needs.
David Szalay, DDS, MD
Dr. Szalay grew up in Austin, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, graduating with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He continued his professional education at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas where he graduated at the top of his class and received the dental implant award from the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. After finishing dental school, Dr. Szalay earned his medical degree from the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He remained in San Antonio to complete his general surgery internship, his training in adult and pediatric anesthesia, and his professional training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Szalay has presented at multiple national and regional meetings, performed research and written articles and book chapters on a wide range of oral and maxillofacial surgery topics including orthognathic surgery, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, implantology, and pathology. He has participated in mission trips and enjoys providing care to cleft lip and palate patients.
Although Dr. Szalay practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, he has special interests in dental implants, bone grafting, TMJ reconstruction, and orthognathic surgery. He feels most at home in Central Texas and takes pride in providing the community thorough and compassionate care.
Dr. Szalay enjoys the outdoors, playing golf, fishing, running, and spending time with his family.
- Diplomate American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Texas Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- Academy of Osseointegration
- Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology