Tracy Tran, Registered Dental Hygienist
Tracy Tran, Registered Dental Hygienist
Dr. Parikh is owner and principal dentist at BRISTLES.
Dr. Shirley Parikh
Our warm caring dental assistant.
Donna Thomas, Registered Dental Assistant



Tracy Tran, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist


Tracy was born in Fountain Valley, California and raised in Houston,Texas. She attended the University of Houston-Downtown for General Studies and transferred to the University of Texas Dental Branch for Hygiene School. She graduated with a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene in May 2015 and joined the BRISTLES team last Summer.

Tracy is passionate about her work and believes that everyone deserves optimal dental care. Tracy is a firm believer that a person's smile marks their first impression to others and no one should be embarrassed about their smile. She is an excellent educator and helps improve our patient's quality of life by keeping them healthy. She is a kind and gentle hygienist that will make your visit a pleasant one. She likes to educate our patient's on new ways to make dental hygiene easier and more effective.

Tracy also believes in taking excellent continuing education course to improve her clinical and communication skills. She remains up-to-date on the newest technology and evidence based dentistry. She recently attended the Lone Star Dental conference with the BRISTLES team, and learned to give the ultimate patient experience and maximize their dental benefits. She is currently taking a continuum of Invisalign courses to educate her patients on why straight teeth is not just for esthetics but for excellent oral health. Tracy is an active member of ADHA, GHDHS, and TDHA.

Tracy enjoys spending time with her family, friends, boyfriend and cat, Mia. In her spare time, she loves to bake, workout, travel and work in her garden.

Donna Thomas
Registered Dental Assistant


Donna was born and raised in Houston.  She started her dental career soon after high school and brings over 30 years of  dental experience to the team.  Donna is knowledgeable, caring and an excellent chair side assistant to Dr. Parikh.

She is involved in city elections and an officer in her Homeowner's Association. Donna has a son and two grandchildren. Her granddaughter is a competitive gymnast and her grandson plays team sports.

Between Donna's calming demeanor and our office amenities, you'll forget you were even at a dental office! 


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