Our Doctor

Dr. Tuan Nguyen

A native of Dallas, Dr. Nguyen loves everything his city has to offer.  After receiving his B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Texas in 1999, he went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2004.  

Rather than take yearly continuing education courses, Dr. Nguyen attends monthly classes to stay on top of current research and technology. He is a member of Seattle Study Club, the American Dental Association, the Dallas County Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His emphasis on patient comfort, as well as keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry, enables him to provide his patients with the best quality of care in the field. 

In his free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys sports, fishing, and spending time with his wife and four boys.

Meet Dr. Tuan Nguyen at Parkwood Dental in Plano, TX.

Our Staff


Hygienist- Andrea -

After discovering her passion for helping others achieve oral health, Andrea decided to earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She graduated from Midwestern State University in 2009, located in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Andrea has extensive experience working with children and with patients with special needs, including down's syndrome, sensory disorders, and autism. Her ultimate goal is to provide the best quality of care while meeting each individual's needs.

When Andrea is not caring for her patients, you will find her spending time with her son Raymond, volunteering at her church or with her nose stuck inside of a good book. She also enjoys traveling and loves listening to a great tune.


Hygienist-  Valerie

Valerie graduated from Texas Woman's University in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene and completed a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration in 2013 at University of Texas at Dallas.

Valerie has an in depth knowledge of treatment modalities of periodontal disease and prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventative oral health care. Her professionalism and commitment is noticeably reflected in her positive attitude and delivery of care.

Valerie enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and son, family and friends.


Office Administrator- Daysha

Daysha is our Practice Manager. She has been in the dental industry for over 20 years now. She started out as an RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) for a few years and then moved up to management. She has experience in every aspect of dentistry from assisting general work to surgical procedures to handling all financials and patient needs.

She has two wonderful children. In her spare time she loves to listen to music, be with friends and family, read, and is a Huge sports fan ( GO COWBOYS ) , whether attending sporting events or when given the opportunity to play.

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Dental Assistant - Esmeralda

Esmeralda graduated from Grapevine Dental Assistant School as a certified Dental Assistant in May 2018. When Shes not at work she loves spending time with her family and doing cookouts, especially in the summer. Esmeralda loves to make her patients feel comfortable and confident in the care she is providing during dental treatment. Esmeralda is bilingual, so not only does she assist, but she’s also a huge asset in translating for our Spanish speaking patients.

About Our Practice

Parkwood Dental is located at 5934 W. Parker Rd. Suite 400B in Plano, TX.