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 Caroline Rhea Show, CBS’s 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.
Dr. Jed 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 and daughter Liv. 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 and president of the Arlington Dental Study Club.