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

  1. Jennifer Pham Portrait

    Jennifer Pham, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Jennifer Pham finished her undergraduate degree at Baylor University in Biochemistry. She then completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at West Virginia University School of Dentistry, with four recognized honors in Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Humanity, and Community Service. She’s passionate about helping other people and giving back to the community. 

    Dr. Pham is personable, down-to-earth, and a great dentist who will take exceptional care of you, your family, and your smile. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, singing, and spending time with her family, especially her two little ones.  

  2. Kirmal Masih-Joseph Portrait

    Kirmal Masih-Joseph, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Kirmal Masih-Joseph is personable and likes to listen to her patients to provide best treatment that fit the needs of each patient; her driving passion is that all of her patients should leave her office happier and healthier than when they came in and most importantly, she wants to create an exceptional patient experience. She enjoys all areas of comprehensive dental care, from complex treatment plans to cosmetic care.

    Dr. Joseph graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with Magna Cum Laude and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry and minor in Math and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. While at Baylor, she was a member of the Texas Dental Association, Student National Association, American Student Dental Association, Asian-American Dental Society and Xi Psi Phi (ZIPS) fraternity, all of which were instrumental in her career.

    She currently resides in Sachse and enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, friends and family. Dentistry is her passion and she strives to stay up to date with the latest techniques and technology in dental profession to improve oral health of her patients.

  3. Lindsay Thomas Portrait

    Lindsay Thomas, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Lindsay Thomas grew up in Sarasota, Florida. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology at Florida State University, and her DMD at LECOM School of Dental Medicine.

    While growing up, Dr. Thomas experienced the good and bad as a patient, but she always admired how comforting and positive she was made to feel in either of those situations. This sparked an interest in dentistry and she was determined to make her patients feel the same waywhether they come in for a complex or simple procedure. Her favorite aspect of dentistry is being able to form long lasting and genuine relationships with her patients and having opportunities to give back to the community.

    DrThomas loves staying active and doing anything outdoors! In her free time, she enjoys giving back to the underserved in the community. 


  4. Caitlinn Kolibaba Portrait

    Caitlinn Kolibaba, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Caitlinn Kolibaba grew up in Portland, Oregon. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Baylor University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry.  After completing orthodontic treatment as a pre-teen, Dr. Kolibaba realized the impact a smile had on a person’s confidence, and that experience inspired her to pursue a career in dentistry.  

    Her favorite aspect of dentistry is helping patients have beautiful, healthy smiles.  

    Outside of the office, Dr. Kolibaba enjoys volunteering in her community, exploring new restaurants in Dallas, taking walks on the Katy Trail or around White Rock Lake, and watching Baylor football games. 

  5. Garrett Nelson MD Portrait

    Garrett Nelson MD, DDS

    Oral Surgeon

    For over a decade, Dr. Garrett 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.

    Dr. Nelson’s clinical experience 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 newest hobby is running several half marathons a year with his wife, Rachel.

  6. Khushbu Patel Portrait

    Khushbu Patel, DDS


    Dr. Khushbu Patel graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with Honors and the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston with multiple recognitions. She then pursued a residency in General Practice in Dentistry followed by Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Patel’s philosophy is to provide her patient with their best smile- which is not only aesthetically driven but also functionally long lasting. She believes in providing her patients with all possible options so they can make informed decisions.

    Dr. Patel calls DFW her home. She enjoys spending her spare time with friends & family, traveling and training for half marathons.

Our Location

Ideal Dental Garland

3121 N President George Bush Hwy Ste 113
Garland, TX 75040
(469) 368-9889

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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