Our Alamo Ranch 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 Alamo Ranch neighbors. Think of Ideal Dental Alamo Ranch as your home for quality dental care.

  1. Thanh Nguyen Portrait

    Thanh Nguyen, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Thanh Nguyen‘s hometown is Sioux City, and Iowa is where he spent the majority of his life. Dr. Nguyen attended Iowa State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Nguyen decided to trade -7 degrees for 107 degrees and relocated to Texas for his next chapter. 

    Dr. Nguyen’s guiding motto in life has always been to give people a reason to smile, and as your dentist, he will ensure that you have a smile on your face from the moment you walk in. His favorite thing about being a dentist is the ability to change how people see dentistry – it can be fun! 

    In his free time, he loves cooking, traveling, and exploring San Antonio with his girlfriend and puppy Chaco. He also enjoys appearances on TV game shows, ask him about The Price Is Right! 

  2. Bianca Frederick Portrait

    Bianca Frederick, DDS, MS


    Dr. Bianca Frederick earned her Bachelors in Biological Sciences from The University of Southern Mississippi and her Masters in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She later earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College, and she was a National Health Service Corps Scholar.  She completed a 2-year General Practice Residency at Bronx Care in New York, where she was a chief resident and involved in organized dentistry.  Dr. Frederick practiced in New York for 4 years before going back to residency to specialize in Orthodontics, completing her training at Howard University in Washington, DC.  Also, Dr. Frederick served as co-chief resident of her graduating class and received an award for her research. 
    Dr. Fredericks love for dentistry came from her personal experience of being a patient and her fascination with her smile after receiving orthodontic treatment. She enjoys the interpersonal relationships with guests and instilling confidence through their smiles. 
    In Dr. Frederick’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and friends. She also enjoys exercising and traveling. 

  3. Karlee Cromer Portrait

    Karlee Cromer, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Karlee Cromer grew up in San Saba, a small town in central Texas. After graduating from high school, Dr. Cromer attended Texas Tech University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then continued her education at the University of Texas Health San Antonio School of Dentistry to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery. 
    As a child, Dr. Cromer had to have extensive dental work done on her teeth and became intrigued with dentistry. During this time, she also gained confidence in her smile, and her perception of dentists changed for the better. From then on, it became her goal to help people look and feel their best like her dentists had done for her. 
    In her free time, Dr. Cromer loves spending time with friends and family, fishing, riding her bike, watching the Houston Astros, and walking her labradoodle, Lincoln. 

  4. Varun Kulkarni Portrait

    Varun Kulkarni, DDS, MS


    Dr. Varun Kulkarni has served as a Faculty for Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Midwestern University.

    Currently a full-time private practitioner, Dr. Kulkarni combines his teaching abilities and clinical skills to deliver exceptional patient care. Additionally, Dr. Kulkarni has published over 50 articles in Immunology, Periodontology, Implant surgery, Oral Surgery, Esthetic, and Plastics surgery and has presented numerous lectures and surgical demonstrations. He has also lectured nationally and internationally on dental implants and periodontal procedures. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of many peer-reviewed journals.

    Dr. Kulkarni is the recipient of the Distinguished Nobel Biocare Fellowship and Straumann Implant Fellowship. 

Our Location

Ideal Dental Alamo Ranch

12007 Alamo Ranch Pkwy Ste 122
San Antonio, TX 78253
(210) 504-2953

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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