Dentist in Dallas, TX
At Ideal Dental Uptown in Dallas, TX, we believe the most important thing is your oral health. Whether it's cleaning your teeth to make your smile brighter or you require a root canal, our fully trained dentists put our patients' needs first.
A Wide Array of Dental Services
The staff at our practice has only one goal, and that has to do with the question "How can we make you smile today?" To achieve that objective, we offer a variety of dental procedures to accommodate the entire family. Whether you're six or 60, you'll find we can tailor our services to your needs. Look to us for:
• Invisalign® aligners
• Wisdom teeth extraction
• Tooth implants
• Teeth whitening
• Tooth extractions
• Full mouth reconstruction
All procedures are done in a clean, safe environment using sterilized tools. Our dentists will genuinely care about your oral needs, making sure to pay special attention to any requests you have. We offer financing options, which our staff can explain in detail as well as help you choose the one that best fits your situation.
A Warm, Friendly Dental Environment
We understand that for many individuals, going to the dentist can be a stressful affair. We strive to create a relaxing environment for all of our patients, and we'll treat you with respect throughout every step of the process. We'll thoroughly explain any procedure you may need to undergo, and we'll answer all of your questions. At Ideal Dental Uptown, we sincerely appreciate when our patients choose us as their dental provider, which shows in our quality, affordable, and convenient patient care.
Weekend and Emergency Dental Services Available
We offer evening and weekend hours in order to best accommodate the busy schedules of our patients. We're open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, and we have weekend appointments available from 9am - 3pm. In the event of a dental emergency, we have staff on standby to attend to your needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need a dentist who is committed to excellence and provides the highest level of care, give Ideal Dental Uptown in Dallas a call today.
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Douglas Fonville
Dr. Doug Fonville was born and raised in Texas and has lived in the Dallas area since 1978. He attended Sam Houston State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree and Baylor College of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Fonville practiced dentistry in Northeast Dallas for over 30 years before coming to Ideal Dental Uptown.Dr. Fonville enjoys all aspects of dentistry but is really concerned with making patients feel comfortable and helping them get the treatment they need in order to maintain good oral health.
Alleviating patient fears and providing patients with quality treatment is very important to him along with creating an atmosphere of trust and caring that makes the patient want to continue coming to his office for many years. After 30 years of practice in the Northeast Dallas area, Dr. Fonville has patients of over 20 years who have followed him to the Uptown location. Dr. Fonville currently resides in Garland, Texas where he enjoys his friends and family, entertaining, cooking, singing, snow skiing, traveling, scuba diving, and working out and staying healthy.
Dr. Garrett Nelson
For over a decade Dr. 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. His clinical experience as a practitioner and instructor 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 latest hobby is running several half marathons with his fiancée Rachel.
Dr. Ian Ballou
I was born and raised in Kansas City, the product of a loving family with Midwestern values and an appreciation for hard work. I am the oldest of 4 brothers and a sister. Away from the office, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, playing with my dogs, traveling, lifting weights, jogging, snowboarding, surfing, golfing, listening to music, trying new restaurants, reading and staying active with church activities. I'm a huge fan of all sports, and my loyalty is with the crimson and blue Jayhawks of KU!
My dental training was completed at the University of Missouri Kansas City. After graduating with honors, I completed an orthodontic fellowship at the University of Florida followed by an orthodontic residency at the University of Missouri Kansas City. I was trained in the latest treatment methods, am a Preferred Provider for Invisalign and have been creating amazing smiles in Texas since 2010. I continue to provide my patients with the very best orthodontic treatment available through continuing education and membership in various professional organizations. I'm blessed to do what I love for a living...working together with patients, parents and team members to develop meaningful relationships while creating amazing before and after results in the process!
Dr. Long Mugianto
Dr. Long Mugianto was raised in Bali, Indonesia. He came to the States after graduating high school. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Gwynedd Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania. He then continued on at Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry. Soon after dental school, Dr. Mugianto worked in private practice in a suburb outside Philadelphia. He then decided to relocate to Dallas to pursue a greater opportunity as a general dentist.
Dr. Mugianto stays current with the latest advancements in dentistry through continuing education in order to provide the best care possible to his patients. When Dr. Mugianto is not busy treating his patients, he enjoys working out, cooking and gardening.
SERVICES AT IDEAL DENTAL
If you are looking for excellent service and a people-friendly approach, then you have come to the right place. At Ideal Dental Uptown, 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.