Your Dentist in Garland, TX
At Ideal Dental and Orthodontics Garland in Garland, TX, we're a dental office that's conveniently located near your home, work, or school. Our goal is to help you get the dental and orthodontic care that you need for a beautiful smile and optimal functioning of your teeth. We pledge that each of our dentist's offices will provide you with a clean and safe environment and that our staff will give you a thorough explanation of any treatments that you may require.
A Wide Array of Dental Services
To help ensure that our patients get the best possible care, we have developed a variety of dental services that you can get right here in our office. You can come to us for wisdom teeth removal, emergency dental care, orthodontics, and Invisalign®. Our quality, affordable, and convenient services are designed to give you a great looking smile and to prevent and treat serious dental problems so that you can enjoy eating your favorite foods.
Warm and Friendly Staff
We take the time to personally greet and welcome new and existing patients. When you visit our dental practice, you'll have access to our spacious and clean waiting area. After you're called back for your appointment, your care will be performed with up-to-date dental equipment. Our staff and dentists will treat you with respect and genuinely care about your oral health needs. One of the first questions that our staff may ask you is, "How can we make you smile today?" Let us know if you have any pain or sensitivity anywhere in your mouth or face, and we'll adjust our treatment according to your needs.
Contact Our Emergency Dentists Today
Our dental office in Garland offers emergency dental care as well as Saturday appointments. We want to make it as convenient as possible for you to get the high-quality dental care that you deserve. Our emergency dentist will work to ensure that your tooth pain is properly treated. Give our staff at Ideal Dental and Orthodontics Garland a call today to schedule an appointment.
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Nathan Coughlin
Dr. Nathan Coughlin joins our team from California. Dr. Coughlin, a native Canadian and proud college basketball alumnus, was born in Grand Prairie, Alberta where he spent the first 18 years of his life. After attending college in Alberta (and aching for some warmer weather), Dr. Coughlin entered dental school at the University of Southern California, where he was a Deans List scholar. Along with obtaining his specialty degree in Advanced Orthodontics Dr. Coughlin found true love when he met his wife who was also a dental student at USC and now a general dentist.
Dr. Coughlin is Invisalign certified and is trained in the placement and mechanics of TADS. He is a member of many societies including the American Association of Orthodontics and is “excited about being a part of a new community and being a part of a great team, we are looking forward to many more years of growth in the DFW metroplex.”
“Dr.Nathan” and his Ortho team are excited to welcome you to the practice!
- Invisalign Certified
- Harmony Certified
- Incognito Certified
Dr. Dan Loving
Dr. Dan Loving graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry and went directly into the US Army serving two years at Fort Bragg N.C as a dentist in the 82nd Airborne Division. He returned to practice in Dumas Texas, close to his home in Amarillo. Dr. Loving practiced there for years raising 5 children; eventually, he sold that practice and moved to the Austin area, where he joined Carus Dental Group as a partner. He had great experiences there becoming the mentor for the younger dentists and staff. He has been active in organized dentistry, on the local, state and national level.
He has received many awards for his dental practice. He is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and is Board Certified by the American Board of General Dentistry. He is active in the First Christian Church Plano. When he is not doing dentistry he is golfing or playing with his 11 grandchildren. He and his wife Randy live in Fairview, close to six of those grandkids. Dr. Loving loves dentistry and the pleasure of seeing folks life change as their dental health improves. After all these years, he is still excited to get to the office and see his patients.
Dr. Destinie Carroll
Dr. Destinie Carroll is a native of St. Martinville, Louisiana. As a teenager, she had the opportunity to undergo Orthodontic treatment, which sparked her interest in dentistry. She attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. She was accepted into Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry where she received a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. She resides in Frisco, Texas where she can be close to family and enjoy their love and her life.
Being from Louisiana hospitality has been instilled in Dr. Carroll. She believes that the world can be changed one smile at a time and welcomes each patient with her brightest smile. Her goal is to always provide sincere, loyal, and quality care to each patient. Dr. Carroll is a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association.
Dr. Patrick Iglinsky
Dr. Pat grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He graduated from McNeese State University and then attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated in 1980 and practiced in the Houston area for over 30 years. Just recently he relocated to Frisco, Texas with his wife Nina of 40 years to enjoy more time with his two sons, their wives and four granddaughters. Dr. Pat enjoys the outdoors, especially golf, and has just recently been certified in scuba diving. Though he is from Louisiana he has always been a diehard Cowboys fan since their inception!
Dr. Pat makes continuing education a priority. He has extensive training in TMD/Comprehensive Dentistry from the L.D. Pankey Institute and hundreds of hours in continuing education for Orthodontics and Invisalign. He holds a Level II Sedation Permit to aid in the comfortable treatment of dentistry to all types of patients. Dr. Pat treats everyone as if they’re his family, so he looks forward to your dental visit where he can help you with all your dental needs.
Dr. Lyle Schofield
Dr. Garrett Nelson
For over a decade Dr. 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. His clinical experience as a practitioner and instructor 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 latest hobby is running several half marathons with his fiancée Rachel.
Dr. Sulman Ahmed
"Creating beautiful smiles is not my job, it's my passion!"
Dr. Ahmed earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, Dallas. He graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, considered to be one of the finest centers for higher dental education and cutting edge technology in the world. While in dental school, he participated in the incentive honors program, the endodontic honors program and the prosthodontic honors program.
Dr. Ahmed keeps up with the most recent advances in dentistry for his patients and actively takes much more than the required continuing education from the very best instructors in the dental field. He focuses on the latest and most conservative techniques. Dr. Ahmed also enjoys providing quality dental care at affordable prices for his patients and appreciates the ability to build close relationships with them. Dr. Ahmed is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Texas Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry and Texas Dental Association.
When not busy practicing dentistry he enjoys traveling as often as possible and spending time with his family. Patients travel from all over the metroplex to have Dr. Ahmed improve their smiles. He is known for his smile makeovers. Dr. Ahmed would like to welcome your family into his!
SERVICES AT IDEAL DENTAL
If you are looking for excellent service and a people-friendly approach, then you have come to the right place. At Ideal Dental Roanoke, our ultimate goal is to serve you and make your experience a pleasant one, and our team will stop at nothing to ensure that you come away more than satisfied.