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

  1. Nam Kim Portrait

    Nam Kim, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Nam Kim was originally born in Seoul, South Korea. During his middle school years, Dr. Kim along with his family immigrated to Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Kim grew up and finished his education in the Philadelphia area. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Temple University in Philadelphia and continued his dental education at Temple University where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also successfully completed Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency after his graduation.  
    Experiencing the benefits of quality dental care after a traumatic auto accident in his teenage years, Dr. Kim firmly believes that dentistry can have a significant impact on someone’s life. Creating beautiful smiles in DFW area since 2012, Dr. Kim has continued to be passionate about learning new technology and providing quality dental care. Dr. Kim is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Texas Dental Association.  
    Outside of the office, Dr. Kim enjoys traveling with his wife and playing with his two Pomeranian dogs.   

  2. Philip Pan Portrait

    Philip Pan, DDS


    Dr. Pan considers his journey to the orthodontic field a series of amazing blessings. He grew up in Richardson, Texas and attended Baylor University in Waco for his undergraduate degree. Dr. Pan then completed his dental degree from the University of Texas dental branch in Houston followed by his education in orthodontics from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. From his perspective, he had the brightest orthodontic education in the state.

    Dr. Pan has returned home to practice in the great state of Texas but has not left behind all of Alabama. He returns also with an appreciation for international outreach, which he was involved with at his church in Birmingham. When he is not working on teeth, Dr. Pan spends time with his family, watching movies, eating, or reading/thinking about teeth. Dr. Pan believes in every good endeavor, there is a way to serve others. His desire is that this would be achieved through the field of orthodontics.

  3. 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.

Our Location

Ideal Dental McKinney

5080 Virginia Pkwy Ste 100
McKinney, TX 75071
(972) 540-5850

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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