Meet Your Team
Dr. Breaud was born in New Orleans, that’s the reason Texans have a hard time pronouncing his last name (Bro). He moved to Lubbock, Tx when he was 3 weeks old, so he can’t claim to be a Texan but he got here as soon as he could. After growing up in Lubbock, he decided to see the world, so went to the University of Texas in Austin and then on to Dallas where he attended Baylor College of Dentistry and specialize in Orthodontics.
After school, he joined his father’s orthodontic practice back in Lubbock. Shortly after moving back to Lubbock he met and married the love of his life, Diane, and her 2 sons. He has 2 grandsons that he is so proud of. Dr.Breaud decided to move back to Dallas to be closer to his oldest son, Rob, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and Dallas Mavericks.
Dr.Breaud loves orthodontics and getting to know all of his patients and their families. Being in someone’s life for a couple of years, lets him really get to know them and be an intricate part of their lives. He has years of experience with braes and Invisalign, so you can be confident that he can improve your bite and smile.
Dr. Alex Manrique was born in Borger, TX and raised in various regions in the United States, but spent most of his teenage years in Texas and graduated from The Woodlands High School in 2002. After high school, Dr. Manrique attained his Bachelors of Science as a Bio-Medical Science major from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. After graduation, he accepted an invitation to attend graduate school at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas and graduated to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Manrique is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Dallas County Dental Society.
Dr. Manrique currently lives in Plano, TX with his wife, son, and dog. He is a huge electronics and technology nerd, and enjoys watching movies, football and soccer games.
For over a decade, Dr. Garrett Nelson has been practicing oral surgery in the DFW area. Dentistry is in his family as he is a fourth generation dentist. Dr. Nelson's brother is an orthodontist in the Houston area and his father continues to practice dentistry at 72 years of age. Dr. Nelson is committed to the delivery of the best oral surgery treatment and experience possible.
Due to his commitment to highest clinical standards and educational training, Dr. Nelson is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which is the highest honor for an oral surgeon. Dr. Nelson's clinical experience includes implant dentistry where he utilizes the very latest technology in planning and delivering the very best in clinical care.
Dr. Nelson studied dentistry at UCLA and studied medicine at Texas Tech. He is a native of Los Angeles but came to Texas to settle down as his new home. He completed his Oral Surgery training at Baylor in Dallas and continues to serve the oral surgery program as an Associate Clinical Professor for over ten years. Many of the current dentists throughout Dallas were once his students.
Dr. Nelson has four children and lives in Frisco where he enjoys golf, travel, snow skiing and serving his church and community. His newest hobby is running several half marathons each year with his fiancée Rachel.
Dr. Christin Vaello was raised in Benavides, Texas, a small town in South Texas. She attended Texas A&M University, where she received her bachelors of science in Biology. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. During her time in dental school she was a member of the American Student Dental Society and Xi Psi Phi professional dental fraternity.
Dr. Vaello is passionate about restorative and preventive dentistry and is very interested in establishing and maintaining quality relationships with her patients.
She is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. In her free time Dr. Vaello enjoys traveling, reading and practicing yoga.
Dr. Pat grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He graduated from McNeese State University and then attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated in 1980 and practiced in the Houston area for over 30 years. Just recently he relocated to Frisco, Texas with his wife Nina of 40 years to enjoy more time with his two sons, their wives and four granddaughters. Dr. Pat enjoys the outdoors, especially golf, and has just recently been certified in scuba diving. Though he is from Louisiana he has always been a diehard Cowboys fan since their inception!
Dr. Pat makes continuing education a priority. He has extensive training in TMD/Comprehensive Dentistry from the L.D. Pankey Institute and hundreds of hours in continuing education for Orthodontics and Invisalign. He holds a Level II Sedation Permit to aid in the comfortable treatment of dentistry to all types of patients. Dr. Pat treats everyone as if they're his family, so he looks forward to your dental visit where he can help you with all your dental needs.