Dr. Myvan Tran, dentist at Telegraph Dentists photo with glasses and dental loupes
Myvan Tran, DDS
Dr. Myvan Tran is a dedicated and trustworthy general dentist in Alexandria, Virginia. She opened her private practice, Telegraph Dentists, in 2003 after traveling to the United States and later graduating from USC Dental School in 2001.She opened her practice in 2003 with the main goal of reaching out to as many people in the area as possible and providing them with affordable dental care. She believes everyone should have access to affordable dentistry and works hard to make sure that care is still the best available.Dr. Tran loves attending continuing education courses in all fields of dentistry to provide the best in service in this ever-evolving world of dentistry. Throughout her many continuing education courses, the courses she enjoys the most involve orthodontics and implant dentistry. She also believes strongly in promoting good oral health as a whole, satisfying all essential needs of patients’ teeth and providing solutions to aesthetic concerns that come up.

Some of the services Dr. Tran is proud to provide her patients include restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, pedodontics, orthodontics, preventive dentistry, dental hygiene and implant dentistry (both surgical placement and restorations).

In her free time, Dr. Tran enjoys listening to music, dancing and art work of all variations. She is passionate about collecting stamps and is very good at solving Sudoku puzzles.


Carla Leon, DDS, dentist at Telegraph Dentists, standing in front of blue wall
Carla Leon, DDS
Dr. Leon is originally from Peru! In 2001, Dr. Leon graduated from Cayetano Heredia University Dental School in Lima, Peru. She continued her education at Louisiana State University Dental School and University of Maryland Dental School for one- and two-year programs in Advanced Education in General Dentistry.Dr. Leon joined Telegraph Dentists in 2006, and she has been providing the best dental care for her patients ever since. She treats them with respect and cares for them as if they were her own family. Her treatment plans always outline the options available for the patients, but she never forces procedures on them.Dr. Leon is married and has three active and wonderful boys who keep her very busy after work. She enjoys doing outdoor activities, going to the gym and watching movies at the theater in her free time.


Nikki Nguyen, DDS, orthodontist at Telegraph Dentists standing in front of blue wall
Nikki Nguyen, DDS
Dr. Nikki Nguyen is our orthodontist. After completing her undergraduate studies with honors at Virginia Commonwealth University, she received her dental degree from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry and went on to specialty training in orthodontics at Temple University. In addition, she attained a post-doctoral master’s degree in Science of Dentistry. She is a board-certified Diplomate of the National Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Nguyen is also certified in Invisalign® treatment, which is the best and only non-visible form of removable orthodontic therapy. She has been treating children, teenagers and adults in Northern Virginia since 1994. It’s never too late to have a beautiful smile! If you missed the chance as a teenager, NOW is the time to make it right! If straight, beautiful teeth are your desire, Dr. “Nikki,” as the kids call her, is the one to see. Dr. Nikki is active at the local church and enjoys being a soccer mom. She loves reading, traveling and spending time with her husband and two beautiful children.


Meet Our Team

At Telegraph Dentists, you will find a team of cheerful and friendly dental professionals who care deeply about you and your family. Our team members are extremely knowledgeable about every aspect of your care, and we also speak Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean to better serve the people in our community. You can learn more about us here. Better yet, meet them in person when you call 703-879-1222 for your dental appointment in Alexandria, Virginia.

Check back soon to meet our team!