Dentist in Plano, TX

When you need a dentist in Plano, TX, to check your teeth or provide dental treatment, Ideal Dental Plano is a wise choice. When a patient steps into our dental office, the question that we want to answer is, "How can we make you smile today?" We warmly welcome each new patient into our practice. We understand that some people feel worried or anxious about seeing a dentist, especially if they are experiencing any tooth pain or if it has been a while since they last had a checkup. We take a nonjudgmental approach and strive to maintain a friendly and calming environment.

High Standards of Dental Care

Our staff is committed to professional excellence. Our dentists participate in continuing education so that they can provide you with up-to-date techniques and materials for optimal dental health. In our office, we have invested in high-quality equipment such as digital X-ray machines so that you can get the best possible level of care.

A Welcoming Environment

When you come into our office, we'll go over your medical and dental history. Because dental health is intertwined with your overall health, we take the time to get to know about any past or current medical conditions that you may have experience with. Our dentist will perform an oral examination of your teeth, gum tissue, palate, and tongue. If you need to visit us for emergency care, we'll help you promptly. We're also available for routine dental care, and we recommend that all patients come in every six months for an oral exam and dental cleaning.

For an emergency dentist in Plano, turn to Ideal Dental Plano. We understand that dental emergencies can happen at any time, which is why we offer evening and Saturday appointments. Our dentists are proud to provide patients with affordable and quality dental care in any situation. Contact us today to make an appointment.

Meet Our Dentists

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Dr. Bill Zerby

Dr. Zerby went to high school in Richardson, Texas, graduated from Texas A&M University in 1996, and returned home to Dallas to attend Baylor College of Dentistry which he graduated from in 2000. His wife, Shannon, is a Spanish teacher at Allen High School, and they have two girls, Brenna and Angelina. He enjoys watching all Dallas area sports teams and likes to play ice hockey at the local rinks. His dental practice focuses on every area of need from simple maintenance to full smile makeovers. He is always willing to discuss openly any questions or concerns regarding your oral health.

He has many years of experience with all types of dental procedures and regularly attends continuing education courses to expand the scope of his treatment abilities. So whether you need Invisalign, whitening, dentures, endodontic procedures, or just a checkup he will be able to help you. He is attuned to his patients' needs and does everything he can to make sure that dental treatment is performed in the most comfortable manner possible, and always welcomes discussion to make sure you are as informed as possible regarding your dental needs. He regularly receives compliments from patients who have been avoiding dental care saying that the way the treatment was done was much easier than they remember from past experiences.

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Dr. Natalie Laughlin

Dr. Natalie Laughlin was born and raised in Cupertino, California. She attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she graduated with a B.S in Biological Sciences and a minor in Business Law. She also attended USC's Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery, as well as dean's list honors and an endowed scholarship based on her outstanding leadership and performance. Dr. Laughlin practiced in California before moving to the great state of Texas.

She is very passionate about dentistry and strives to provide each of her patients with exceptional care. Her calming, friendly personality and gentle approach to dentistry allows her patients to feel at ease in the dental chair. She strongly values lifelong learning and keeps herself up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the best care for her patients. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the North Texas Dental Society. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, and watching sporting events, especially ice hockey, with her husband Andrew.

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Valerie Slater

Dr. Slater graduated with a Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida in 2014, where she then transferred to Texas A&M College of Dentistry to receive her DDS. Dr. Slater grew up in Katy, Texas and before dentistry, she was in the Navy as a jet mechanic and lived in Japan for two years! She loves cooking, hiking, and spending time with her family in her free time.

The reason Dr. Slater became a dentist is because of her love of biology and chemistry, as well as her love for connecting with people. She truly enjoys changing lives and the joy it brings to get them out of pain.

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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.

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