Our Addison Dentists

Meet our Dentists

Everyone at our comfortable, inviting practice works hard to make you smile. In addition, our friendly staff speaks both English and Spanish to better serve our Addison neighbors. Think of Ideal Dental of Addison as your home for quality dental care.

  1. Emily Benton Portrait

    Emily Benton, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Emily Benton was born and raised here in North Dallas. She loves this area and is excited to now be able to give back to her community. Her favorite part about being a dentist is the patient interaction. Helping her patients is the by far the most rewarding part of the job. She loves being able to make her patients feel comfortable smiling again or helping to get them out of pain.

    In her free time, Dr. Benton enjoys walking her dog and taking him to the dog park.

  2. 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.

  3. Nicholas Breig Portrait

    Nicholas Breig, DDS, MD

    Oral Surgeon

    Dr. Nicholas Breig is deeply committed to providing the highest level of Oral Surgery services with empathy and compassion- traits that have been implanted over many years of advanced training. After graduating through an accelerated route with a BS in Biology from Brigham Young University, his studies took him to the Bay Area, where he attended dental school at UCSF attaining his dental degree (DDS). His interests in medicine and oral surgery took him to Southern California, where he received his medical degree (MD) from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He then completed an internship in General Surgery with a focus on surgical oncology, trauma surgery, and critical care. Following this, Dr. Breig returned to dentistry to refine his skills in full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, including complex dental extractions, dental implant surgery, and general anesthesia. During his final year of training, he served as Chief Resident under nationally renowned surgeons. 

    After his rigorous training, Dr. Breig joined the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in Santa Clara as a Senior Physician in the Maxillofacial Surgery Department, specializing in reconstructive jaw surgery. At Stanford University School of Medicine, he held an academic appointment and actively trained residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He also held an academic appointment at Loma Linda University in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During this time, he achieved diplomate status with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

    Dr. Breig is a proud 5-Palm Eagle Scout, speaks the Thai language fluently, has completed two marathons and a 50km ultramarathon, loves spending time with his wife and son, and loves all water sports. His favorite book is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. He is from Yorba Linda, California. 

  4. 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

Ideal Dental of Addison

5100 Belt Line Rd Ste 312
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 980-8500

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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