Education and Exprerience
Dr. Tran graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry (in Louisville, Kentucky) in 1998. She graduated in the top ten percent of her class. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry. Prior to her dental training, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology, with honor Cum Laude, from the George Washington University in Washington D.C in 1993.
Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Tran worked as a staff dentist for the United States Army at Fort Lee, Virginia for two years. Dr. Tran received extensive training in oral surgery While she practiced dentistry in the Army. Dr. Tran was awarded the "Best Dentist" Award, a selected award for the few best dentists in the Army.
After her departing from the Army, Dr. Tran continued her dental career as a dental associate for a private group practice in Northern Virginia . While in private practice, she developed and had a passion for endodontics (root canals therapy). She has taken hundreds of hours of dental continuing education. She performed many root canal treatments in private practices and was often praised by her patients as the "painless" dentist.
Dr. Tran also loves to treat kids- she has two daughters and two sons and many nieces and nephews. She is a very patient and gentle dentist to all her patients, children and adults alike. She understands that young patients usually come to the dentist with apprehension and ambiguity. She makes sure that their dental visits to her office is as pleasant and painless as they can be.
Dr. Tran moved to southern california in 2004. As her career advanced, Dr. Tran desired to provide a more comprehensive dental treatment. She took advanced training in Esthetic Dentistry at the University of Southern California (U.S.C.) and advanced training in orthodontics at the Straight.wire seminar orthodontic institute. In addition, she has continuously updated and refined her Esthetic Dentistry skills and techniques through her reviews of numerous esthetic dental articles. One of Dr. Tran's goals is to ensure that all her patients receive excellent up-to-date esthetic dental care. She strives to stay abreast of the fast-changing dental tenchnology and material to ensure that she delivers the highest quality of dental services possible to all her patients.
Dr. Tran strongly believes that each and every patient is unique with specific dental needs and goals. She desires to take her time to talk, listen, and understand each of her patient's needs before she treat him or her with great care.
Dr. Tran utilizes and integrates the latest technology (e.g., dental material, techniques, software and hardware equipment) to her dental practice to streamline for efficiencies, bring comfort to her patients. Dr. Tran's entire dental office is fully computerized to bring faster and more efficient operations and customer service to her patients. Her dental office is fully equipped with digital X-rays to eliminate ninety percent of the radiation as compared to traditional film X-rays. Additionally, each of her dental operatories is equipped with an intraoral camera to enable her patients view their dental problems and her proposed diagnosis on a large computer screen to eliminate patients' confusions and, at the same time, motivates them toward achieving long-term positive-beneficial oral health care.
With the state-of-the-art dental practice and Dr. Tran's gentle touch, with years of experience, all her patients are absolutely guaranteed to receive optimal dental care and extraordinary customer service. Call her office today to schedule your dental appointment!