Dr. Teresa Tran
Dr. Teresa Tran
Dr. Tran has been practicing dentistry for over 10+ years and was inspired to pursue orthodontics after her own treatment in braces as a teenager. Having experienced first hand how orthodontics can transform a person’s smile and boost one’s confidence, she is excited to provide that service to her own patients to help them reveal their beautiful smiles. Knowing that orthodontics was her calling, Dr. Tran chose the University of the Pacific’s (UOP) accelerated Pre-Dental program. While at UOP, she received her Bachelors in Science graduating summa cum laude in 3 years majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry. She also studied abroad in Alicante, Spain where she learned Spanish and studied Spanish cuisine.
Dr. Tran completed her dental education at the UCLA School of Dentistry. During her time at UCLA, she was President of the Vietnamese Dental Student Association and was able to provide dental treatment to the locals in Da Nang, Vietnam. Dr. Tran was chosen to represent UCLA in a Dental Exchange program where she spent time at the Universities of Asahi and Meikai Dental schools in Japan. Immediately following dental school, Dr. Tran completed her Masters in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Loma Linda University. Dr. Tran went on to complete and pass a rigorous set of written and clinical examinations to become a board certified orthodontist. Board certification is the highest level an Orthodontist can aspire and is one step above a licensed orthodontist.
In her free time, When not giving patients happy, healthy smiles Dr. Tran enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising and traveling.
We love Redwood Smiles, they have been taking care of my kiddos for many years… all of the staff is very courteous and frendly, specially the front desk…
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The doctor would love to meet you and your family and provide you with the dental care you deserve!
We are proud to offer the latest pediatric dental care advancements and techniques.
Our Ongoing Commitment to Excellence
Redwood Smiles is a leading pediatric dental and orthodontic practice located in Redwood, CA and we are all about kids! Our practice was designed with children in mind. From the toys and video games in our colorful waiting room to our children themed treatment rooms, we provide our patients with a fun, comfortable and enjoyable dental experience.
Although modern day dentistry centers around prevention, many treatments or interventions are still needed.The majority of dental treatments are carried out to prevent or treat the two most common oral diseases which are tooth decay and gum disease. Catching risks early can make all the difference.
Dental health is important, and it’s important to us that your child feels comfortable receiving the necessary attention to ensure the health of their smile. We understand the dentist’s office can be scary, which is why we take special care to help your little ones feel comfortable on their first trip in.
We do our best to explain to your child what to expect so there are no surprises. During their visit, it is our goal to examine the development of their mouth, including: crowding, appearance of calcium deposits, abnormalities in number of teeth, baby bottle tooth decay, gum disease, TMJ, and signs of prolonged problems such as thumb-sucking and teething. We also like to educate them on proper brushing methods and dental care, and letting them be a part of the process concerning their dental health so that they can develop life-long habits.
We strive to...
Remain deeply committed to developing new and better ways to protect your child’s developing teeth and gums
Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in pediatric dental care
Make dental care accessible for all children by working with our patients to create affordable payment plans.
Challenge ourselves and our team to be the best
Insurance & Billing
Attaining the smile you’ve always wanted is as important to you as it is to us, and helping you affordably achieve that smile is our main goal. We are preferred providers for numerous plans including most PPOs and our fees are often equivalent or similar to those allowable under other preferred provider arrangements. Ask for assistance from our front office staff if you have any questions about your specific plan.
Why Choose Our Practice
Kind & Hospitable
We designed the new practice with children in mind! From the toys and video games in our colorful waiting room to our children-themed treatment rooms, we provide our patients with a fun, comfortable and enjoyable dental experience.
Flexible Financing Options
No Insurance, no problem! At Redwood Smiles Children's Dentistry & Orthodontics, we strive to make dental care accessible for all children and will do our utmost to work with our patients to create affordable payment plans.
We serve the great people of Redwood City. Please don't hesitate to give us a call, and we will gladly assist you with driving instructions from your area. All we ask is that you please drive carefully.
What the Monsters Say!
We are so happy to share what our amazing patients have had to say about their experience at Redwood Smiles! We can't wait to help you smile.
"I really enjoyed the experience here. They made my teeth look awesome and the workers are super nice!
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"My son has been going to Redwood smiles for a few years now and loves it here! Staff is always friendly
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"Great service, friendly staff and great customer service at front desk
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Tuesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: By Appointment
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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