Our Dentists

Meet our Dentists

In addition to our comprehensive services, our welcoming staff is dedicated to providing an inviting environment. This commitment is shown in the way we care for patients from the moment they walk into our office; we do everything we can to help you feel comfortable during your visit. Our staff speaks English, Spanish, Arabic, and Vietnamese, allowing us to connect with most members of the Sunnyvale community.

  1. Tony Tran Portrait

    Tony Tran, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Tony Tran was born and raised in sunny Southern California. He attended University of California, Santa Barbara for his undergraduate studies in biochemistry and continued on to study dentistry and graduating with honors at Temple University. Throughout dental school, he made tremendous efforts and provided exceptional dental care to the underserved community of Philadelphia and continues to do so through community outreach efforts.

    Dr. Tran’s philosophy includes providing compassionate and comprehensive dental care for patients, educating them on best oral health care practices that empower them to improve their self-confidence, build connections, and maintain a high quality of life. Since dentistry is constantly evolving with new advancements, he firmly believes that providing exceptional evidence-based dental care requires continuing education. He always strives to ensure his patient’s experience is both positive and productive and that they all leave with a smile.

    Outside of the office, Dr. Tran enjoys spending quality time with his family, friends and his furry friend, Leo. He loves to explore other cultures and cuisines, whether through traveling or just by grabbing a bite at the restaurant down the street.

  2. Caitlyn Le Portrait

    Caitlyn Le, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Caitlyn Le hails from Dallas, Texas. She attended Vanderbilt University for her undergraduate studies and received her bachelor’s degrees in biology and English. After college, she began her dental education at Texas A&M College of Dentistry, where she was inducted into the Odontological Honor Society.

    During dental school, her priority was to provide the best possible care for her patients, whether here in Dallas or serving the communities of East Texas and Ndola, Zambia. Those experiences influenced how Dr. Le approaches the practice of dentistry. Oral health can mean so many things to patients, from the self-esteem imparted by a beautiful smile to the security of a clean bill of health. She believes that the highest standard of dental care requires collaboration between the dentist and the patient, and she is passionate about building relationships with and educating patients to ensure the success of all treatment.

    In her free time, Dr. Le enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading books, writing short stories, and going to live music shows. She enjoys activities that let her exercise her creativity, and she loves that dentistry is the perfect synthesis of science, innovation, and art.

  3. Garrett Nelson Portrait

    Garrett Nelson, DDS

    Oral Surgeon

    For over a decade, Dr. Garrett Nelson has been practicing oral surgery in the DFW area. Dentistry is in his family as he is a fourth-generation dentist. Dr. Nelson’s brother is an orthodontist in the Houston area and his father continues to practice dentistry at 72 years of age. Dr. Nelson is committed to the delivery of the best oral surgery treatment and experience possible.

    Dr. Nelson’s clinical experience includes implant dentistry where he utilizes the very latest technology in planning and delivering the very best in clinical care.

    Dr. Nelson studied dentistry at UCLA and studied medicine at Texas Tech. He is a native of Los Angeles but came to Texas to settle down as his new home. He completed his Oral Surgery training at Baylor in Dallas and continues to serve the oral surgery program as an Associate Clinical Professor for over ten years. Many of the current dentists throughout Dallas were once his students.

    Dr. Nelson has four children and lives in Frisco where he enjoys golf, travel, snow skiing and serving his church and community. His newest hobby is running several half marathons a year with his wife, Rachel.

  4. Robert Pedersen Portrait

    Robert Pedersen, DDS

    Orthodontist

    Dr. Pedersen was born in Iowa, but grew up in the small town of Dunlap, Illinois. After graduating high school, he returned to Iowa where he received a B.A. in Biological Chemistry at Grinnell College. Dr. Pedersen then moved to Washington DC to attend Georgetown College for a Masters in Tumor Biology with an emphasis on oral cancer research. Shortly after completing his M.S., he moved to Chicago where he attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Dr. Pedersen then attended an Orthodontics specialty residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, NY for three years, learning multiple approaches to early interceptive and comprehensive treatment styles.

    Dr. Pedersen is very passionate about orthodontics and loves being able to make his patients proud of their smiles. After completing orthodontic treatment as a preteen, he realized the positive impact that aligned teeth had on his self-confidence. This, in turn, inspired him to share that joy with others as a career. Since completing his training in Orthodontics, Dr. Pedersen has helped hundreds of patients improve their smile aesthetics. For Dr. Pedersen, it’s not just about transforming a smile, he strives to deliver the best clinical care to improve his patient’s quality of life. Dr. Pedersen is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and actively attends continuing education courses to stay in tune with new research and advanced treatments in the orthodontic field.

  5. Andy Xu Portrait

    Andy Xu, DDS, MS

    Endodontist

    Dr. Andy Xu was born in Shanghai, China. After college, He was accepted into the College of Dentistry, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, He was accepted into Advanced Education of General Dentistry program at University of Oklahoma to further improve his knowledge and clinical skills in dentistry. Dr. Xu practiced general dentistry for 6 years before he decided to specialize in Endodontics. He obtained his Master of Science in Endodontology and certificate of Endodontist from School of Dentistry, West Virginia University, Dr. Xu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics which is the highest honor in Endodontics, awarded by the American Board of Endodontics. To achieve this honor, Endodontists must pass rigorous tests and clinical case presentation. Dr. Xu is a of American Association of Endodontists and American Dental Association. Outside dentistry, Dr. Xu enjoys spending time with his family.

Our Location

Sunnyvale Smiles

272 S Collins Rd Ste 100
Sunnyvale, TX 75182
(972) 216-1871

Office Hours

Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun Closed
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