Welcome to Our Practice

Making smiles in Los Altos, CA wider and brighter since 1994

Welcome to Los Altos Main Dental, conveniently located in the Los Altos Main Street. Here, our professionals know that dental health is not just about white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of eating delicious things! Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care in the District.

Featured Services: Implant Restoration, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Endodontist and Emergency Dentistry

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Meet Our Team

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  • Dr.
    Thanh Chau, D.D.S.
    Doctor

    Dr. Thanh Chau is a graduate of Sacramento State University, with a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Anatomy and Physiology. He received his doctorate degree in Dental Surgery at the prestigious University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Chau was recognized and chosen to work in advanced training with Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan, a renowned dental educator focused on endodontic dentistry in Santa Barbara. 

    Following his training, Dr. Chau continues to broaden his skills through many continuing education courses in cosmetic dentistry, implantology and Invisalign. His extensive experience with Invisalign allows Dr. Chau to provide specialized treatment for patients who are looking to enhance their smile. 

    Outside of the office, Dr. Chau enjoys spending time with nature and the ocean. He enjoys tennis, biking, gourmet cooking and scuba diving. 

    Dr. Chau is proud to be standing member of the

    Santa Clara County Dental Society

    California Dental Association

    American Dental Association

    since 1994

  • Dr.
    Trang Nguyen, D.D.S.
    Doctor

    Dr. Trang Nguyen is a graduate of the University of California, Davis with a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. She received her doctorate degree in Dental Surgery at the prestigious University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Nguyen enjoys working on patients of all ages and focuses on preventive and restorative dentistry, which provides her patients with a comprehensive approach to oral health. 

    On a more personal note, Dr. Nguyen enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle and loves biking, hiking, yoga, traveling, and reading.

  • Maribel Grimaldo

    Maribel joined Main Dental in 2014. She has been in the dental field for six years. She feels blessed to be part of the Main Dental team and couldn't imagine a better and more positive working environment. She respects the knowledge, the kindness, and excellent skills of the doctors who are providing the best dental care possible. The teamwork and the upbeat attitudes shown from all of the staff make each of her working day a great day. Along with the guidance of the doctors and co-workers, she enjoys helping every patient.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed