Our Team of Doctors


Dr. Andrew Tran
 

"Doctor with great passions for dentistry, music and mobile apps development."
 

Dr. Andrew H. Tran graduated from the University of Texas Health Science School of Dentistry Houston and has completed many advanced training and certification programs in cosmetic dentistry, laser dentistry, dental implants, 3D CBCT X-Rays Analysis, CEREC CAD/CAM technology, INVISALIGN and straight wire orthodontic seminars. He loves all aspects of dentistry and enjoys taking care of patients and making their smiles beautiful.  He designs, restores, and creates beautiful smiles with the highest dental cosmetic standards in accordance with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) smile design principles.
 
           Dr. Tran is an active member of the AACD, American Dental Association (ADA), Texas Dental Association (TDA), Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), Texas Academy of General Dentistry, and CEREC Doctors.
 

            Prior to receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Dr. Tran has received a Bachelor of Science degree and also a Master of Science degree in the field of Computer Science, and worked in the computer industry for over 7 years. With his expertise, Dr. Tran makes sure that our office stays on top of the technological advances in dental health care so that we can always provide the best and most confortable, time-saving, treatments to our patients.

          Combining his passion for dentistry and computer software background, Dr. Tran developed the "iTooth Junior" iPAD app that is packed with fun features and valuable education info teaching children about cavities and how to brush and floss. Accompanied with an illustrated graphic style, interactive games, and narrated animations, this app is designed to be easy for children to use and understand, while also being very entertaining. To enhance your dental experience with Galleria Smiles, Dr. Tran has committed to give every patient (adult and children) a complimentary copy of this app for your iPAD.


          Dr. Tran's passion for music already started when he was a young child.  He loves to play the drums.  He made music a part of the Galleria Smiles office design and invites all patients to join him for a "Happy Smiles Hour" to relax and enjoy live jazz music as well as playing live band music with him.

Dr. Tran is married to Dr. Minhly Nguyen more than 10 years and have five wonderful children. Dr. Tran’s family oriented personality and his genuine, gental approach will make your visit to our office a pleasant experience for the whole family.



Dr. Minhly Nguyen

"Doctor who wants to provide the highest quality dental care for patient to achieve a healthy and beautiful smile."

Dr. Nguyen received her doctorate in Dental Surgery at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio in 2003. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry from Zoom-advance bleaching, resin (white) fillings, crowns, bridges, root canal, and wisdom teeth extraction to placing implants. Dr. Nguyen also enjoys orthodontic dentistry and successfully treats number of advanced cases both by conventional metal braces and Invisalign.

Dr. Nguyen invested more time studying Implant Dentistry through more training including Comprehensive & Treatment Planning, Surgical & Restorative Implant, Sinus Lift, Bone Graft & Teeth In One Hour. She extensively focuses on Cosmetic dentistry including implant-supported crown, implant-supported bridges/dentures and Full Mouth reconstruction. Dr. Nguyen also completed her training in Laser Dentisty-a fantastic recent innovation in the field of cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Nguyen is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Greater Houston Dental Society, the American Orthodontic Society, the Vietnamese Culture & Science Association and the Fort bend Chamber of Commerce. Throughout the years, Dr. Nguyen attended and involved in several fund raising & charity event, social, networking and political event.

Dr. Nguyen and her husband, Andrew Tran, have two daughters and three sons. They enjoy spending time together including playing outdoor sport, swimming, skating, go to the movie, traveling and skiing. Dr. Nguyen's charisma, gentle approach and excellent skills in dentistry will make your visits to Galleria Smiles, a comfortable and pleasant experience. Whatever problem you might have, Dr. Nguyen will find a solution to enhance your smile and your confidence!


Dr. Giao Le

"Periodontist with passion to restore the healthy and functional smile."

Dr. Le completed his Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch in 2011.

As a senior dental student, he was a recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology Dental Student Award for Achievement in Periodontology. This honor is given to the graduating senior at each dental school who displays the highest level of academic and clinical achievement related to periodontics. Dr. Le recently completed his advanced education program in periodontics at The University of Texas School of Dentistry. His research interest is in the area of dental implants supported overdentures.

Dr. Le enjoys traveling internationally and sampling exotic ethnic cuisines. Dr. Le's practice philosophy focuses on patient education. His mission is to provide patients with the knowledge and treatments required to maintain and enjoy a healthy and esthetic dentition for life.


Dr. Gregory Pham

"Oral Surgeon with passion to heal and restore the healthiest smile."

Dr. Gregory M. Pham is the only oral and implant surgeon in the Houston area with the distinction of having postgraduate training that include general surgery as well as neurological surgery. He received his doctoral of dental surgery from the University of Texas Health and Science Center in 1997. After graduating from dental school he began postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio and at the Texas Medical Center from 1997-2001. In 2005, Dr. Pham was granted acceptance into medical school in Tampa/Bradenton, Florida and matriculated until he earned his medical degree in 2009. Following medical school, he was accepted into a traditional general surgery internship followed by a neurological surgical residency under Javed Siddiqi MD, PhD program director at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in San Bernardino, California. During his neurosurgery residency, he rotated through the program affiliated hospitals which include Kaiser Permanente of Fontana, Riverside Community Hospital, Redland Community Hospital, Desert Community Hospital; and Loma Linda Medical Center. In 2011, Dr. Pham forgoes his neurosurgery residency and returned to the Houston to practice of dentistry because of his desire to start a family.

His practice focuses on implant surgery, complex bone grafting techniques, all on four dental implants procedure, third molar extractions and intravenous sedation, as well as an expert in the techniques of botox and dermal fillers. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeon, a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Master in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, actively working toward gaining fellowship status in the near future, memberships in the American Medical Association as well as the American Dental Association. He has successfully completed courses at the University of Texas Health Science Center maxi-implant course, Misch Implant Institute course, the Zimmer Fully Stimulated Comprehensive Implant Placement Course as well and Piko and Salaman Advance Bone Grafting course.