About Us

Giving excellent care to every patient.

Animated Dental is a Desoto based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the art dentist equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like Veneers, Dental Implants, Zoom Teeth Whitening and more. We also perform emergency dentist services that include root canals, crowns, sedation dentistry, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Vu and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 972-230-8300 and experience why our patients think Animated Dental is the best dentist in Desoto.



Address & Phone

726 N Hampton Rd
Desoto, TX 75115

P: (972) 230-8300

Our Mission

At Animated Dental, we appreciate the confidence and trust you have placed in us and look forward to meeting you personally and professionally. Our philosophy of care governs everything we do for you. It consists of the following key elements:

  • We care deeply about our patients and want you to feel comfortable with our entire staff.
  • We recognize that each patient is an individual and our goal is to help you retain your teeth in comfort, function, and esthetics for a lifetime.
  • We strive to be thorough in everything we do, taking the time to be the best we can be.
  • We are esthetics-oriented, helping you look your best, while maintaining optimum comfort, function, and health.



Meet Our Staff

Here are brief biographies on the staff you'll meet when visiting our office. Our incredible team shines when it comes to dental expertise, and patient comfort, which helps to make our office an outstanding place for all your dental needs.


Dr. David Vu, DDS

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Vu (or Dr. David as he likes to be called) received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Dentistry, which is also his alma mater.

Dr. David firmly believes the quality of his work is of the upmost importance and strives to give the highest service. He has been practicing over 10 years and is comfortable performing comprehensive care.

He has a passion for the gentle art of Jiu-Jitsu. In his spare time, he enjoys things that fly and strumming his six string.



Dr. Xuan Nguyen, DDS

Doctor of Dental Surgery

A Louisana native, Dr. Nguyen grew up in Opelousas and is the second child out of three siblings. She attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where she received her undergraduate degree in biology, and then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from LSU School of Dentistry.

She also completed postgraduate training as an implant restorative fellow from LSUSD. Dr. Nguyen is dedicated to stay up-to-date with the latest dental materials and technology through continuing education courses.

Her hobbies include baking and crafts. She also loves working with children.


Thu Vu, B.S.

Dental Hygienist

Thu graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Texas Woman's University.

Thu is passionate about educating her patients in regards to their oral health and she is dedicated to ensuring her patients achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful smiles for a lifetime.






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