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

  1. Danny Nguyen Portrait

    Danny Nguyen, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Danny Nguyen’s emphasis is on patient comfort, and keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry. This enables him to provide his patients with the best quality of care in the field.

    Dr. Nguyen attended South Grand Prairie HS before earning is bachelor degree in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington. After college, he continued his education at UTA in their MBA program. He left the program a few classes shy of graduation to attend dental school and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Nguyen is a member of the Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

    Dr. Nguyen and his wife got married Spring of 2014 and moved to the mid-cities area where he looks forward to raising his family there. His hobbies are mountain biking, golfing, playing the piano, and hanging out with his family and friends.

  2. Melody Basta Portrait

    Melody Basta, DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Melody Basta graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, earning a bachelor’s degree in human biology with a concentration in cellular, molecular, and developmental biology. She then attended Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, graduating with honors.

    Dr. Basta became a dentist not only to help her patients achieve optimal oral health, but also to restore their confidence and give them smiles they can truly be proud of. She understands the importance of building trusting relationships which each patient, and strives to deliver exceptional dental care that is gentle and compassionate.

    In her free time, Dr. Basta enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, whipping up new recipes in the kitchen, going to concerts, camping, and traveling.

  3. Garrett Nelson Portrait

    Garrett Nelson, 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.

  4. Stephen Breaud Portrait

    Stephen Breaud, DDS


    Dr. Breaud was born in New Orleans, that’s the reason Texans have a hard time pronouncing his last name (Bro). He moved to Lubbock, Tx when he was 3 weeks old, so he can’t claim to be a Texan but he got here as soon as he could. After growing up in Lubbock, he decided to see the world, so went to the University of Texas in Austin and then on to Dallas where he attended Baylor College of Dentistry and specialize in Orthodontics.

    After school, he joined his father’s orthodontic practice back in Lubbock. Shortly after moving back to Lubbock he met and married the love of his life, Diane, and her 2 sons. He has 2 grandsons that he is so proud of. Dr.Breaud decided to move back to Dallas to be closer to his oldest son, Rob, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and Dallas Mavericks.

    He loves orthodontics and getting to know all of his patients and their families. Being in someone’s life for a couple of years, lets him really get to know them and be an intricate part of their lives. He has years of experience with braces and Invisalign, so you can be confident that he can improve your bite and smile.

  5. Andy Xu Portrait

    Andy Xu, DDS, MS


    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 Keller

5800 N Tarrant Pkwy Ste 102
Fort Worth, TX 76244
(817) 581-6453

Office Hours

Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun Closed
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