Meet the Dentists
Having joined the practice in 1993, Monte Cooper DDS has come to appreciate the importance of a healthy mouth and confident smile. By providing many different phases of general dentistry, Dr. Cooper has helped many people achieve these two things. Dr. Cooper believes each patient deserves respect and the most comfortable dental experience possible.
Dr. Cooper grew up in Brownwood, Texas and graduated from Baylor University in 1987. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1991. Dr. Cooper has been practicing in the Waco area since that time.
Dr. Cooper continually refines his dental techniques through many hours of continuing education each year. Dr. Cooper enjoys being able to provide excellent root canal therapy when it is needed to save a tooth. On two different trips to California, Dr. Cooper has completed extensive training in root canal therapy at the prestigious Dental Education Laboratory in Santa Barbara.
Dr. Cooper and his wife, Judy have two boys, Reed and Evan. He enjoys spending time outdoors and with his family.
Michael Cooney DDS grew up in Hewitt, Texas and graduated from Midway High School. He then attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and graduated in 2001. He attended Baylor College of Dentistry and graduated with his D.D.S. in 2006. He has been practicing dentistry with Drs. Williams and Cooper since graduation.
Dr Cooney is enjoying practicing dentistry where he grew up. He understands the importance of providing excellent dental care in a relaxed, comfortable environment. He is interested in all areas of general dentistry and enjoys the variety of patients and procedures he has encountered. He is concerned with the patient’s overall well-being and emergency care.
In his spare time, Dr. Cooney enjoys biking, running, golfing, being outdoors, watching movies and spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and his two daughters, Ella and Lila.
Nicholas Sager DDS is a native of Waco, Texas and graduated from Midway High School in 2003. He attended Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a degree in biology. Dr. Sager attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2011 at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. While in dental school, Dr. Sager was accepted into the United States Air Force’s competitive Health Profession Scholarship Program and was commissioned as an officer in 2007. After graduation, Dr. Sager completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Eglin Air Force Base, which focused on advanced dental procedures and comprehensive care. He and his family were then stationed at RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom for three years to complete his active duty service commitment.
In 2015, Dr. Sager joined the experienced team at Central Texas Dental Care. His goal is to provide high quality dental care in a relaxed, comfortable environment with the patient’s interest always coming first. Dr. Sager is committed to self-improvement through continuing education courses so that he may provide his patients the best care possible.
Dr. Sager has received many distinctions including a Diplomat from the International Congress of Oral Implantology, Fellowship from the Misch International Implant Institute, and Fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. After completing advanced implant training at the world-renowned Misch Implant Institute, Dr. Sager became one of Waco’s first board-certified Implantologist.
In his spare time, Dr. Sager enjoys golfing, coaching his kids soccer teams, running, and spending time with his wife Ashley, and two children Addelyn and Owen.