About North Texas Dental Surgery

Meet Dr Choi

Dr. Daniel Choi

Dr. Daniel Choi was born in 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio, and was raised by two loving South Korean immigrant parents. He later moved to a surrounding suburb until graduating from high school. He pursued his undergraduate degree in Business and Sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles. Upon graduating, he pursued his interest in dentistry at Ohio State University and graduated in 2008. He then continued his education with an additional 3 years of surgical training at the University of Pittsburgh and graduated in 2011. Dr. Choi immediately moved to the Dallas Fort Worth area where he’s been practicing since.

Dr. Choi enjoys seeing patients and getting them the results they desire. When he has free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie, his son, his daughter, and their dog Mollie. He also enjoys the outdoors, weekend trips, working out at the gym, and going golfing.


–Daniel Choi. DDS

Our 3 Convenient Locations: Plano | McKinney | Grapevine 

Dr. Pooja Mantravadi

Dr. Pooja Mantravadi is a Board-Certified Oral and maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Mantravadi grew up in Austin, TX, and attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate studies, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Spanish language. She went on to obtain her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Following dental school, she relocated to the Philadelphia area and practiced general dentistry in a private practice. It was during her time in practice as a dentist that she developed a notable interest in the field of oral surgery. She decided to pursue this passion and completed an internship at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

Following her internship, she went on to a rigorous residency program at Temple University Hospital System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she received specialized training in anesthesia and oral surgery. During her residency, she was responsible for managing facial trauma and dental care at two level 1 trauma hospitals in the region, as well as two community hospitals. In her final year of residency, she served as chief resident of the Oral and maxillofacial surgery service as well as the ENT service. She then went on to graduate as the only female resident in her program.

Dr. Mantravadi brings comprehensive experience in full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery with an interest in impacted wisdom teeth, dental implants, facial trauma & reconstruction, pathology, TMJ dysfunction, and orthognathic surgery. She has a passion for helping people and empowering patients to be active participants in their care.

Dr. Mantravadi was previously practicing in the San Antonio area and recently moved to Dallas to be closer to her family. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, watching Bravo TV, cooking, and traveling the world with her husband. She speaks fluent Spanish, Telugu, and Kannada

Formal Education:

Texas A&M University (College Station)-Undergraduate studies

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio-Dental School

University of Pennsylvania Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery-Internship

Temple University Hospital System-Residency

Professional Memberships:

Diplomate, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery-2023

Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (SWSOMS)


–Pooja Mantravadi D.D.S

Dr. Mostafa Ibrahim

Dr. Mostafa Ibrahim earned his dental degree from the University of Baghdad College of Dentistry in Iraq in 2006. He then worked with the Iraqi Ministry of Health for 5 years, progressing through various positions that included Advanced general dentistry resident, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery resident, and clinical faculty.

To be able to practice dentistry in the United States and continue his commitment to lifelong learning, he attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry at USC. After 3 years, he received his Master’s degree in Biomaterials and Digital Dentistry and a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics.

After completing his residency program in prosthodontics at USC, he joined Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Dental Medicine in El Paso, Texas, where he taught pre-doctorate trainees in restorative dentistry. He currently practices as a prosthodontist at North Texas Dental Surgery in McKinney, Texas.

Dr. Ibrahim is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), the American Dental Association (ADA), and The International Association for Dental Research (IADR). 

Mostafa Ibrahim, B.D.S., M.S.

Nguyen Manhvu

Dr. Manhvu Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen is more commonly known by his friends as Vu. Striving to be a patient-centric dentist, he incorporates his patients’ desires and wishes into a tailored treatment plan that brings the patients the best value, without compromising quality. Dr. Nguyen’s practice of dentistry stems from the idea of treating patients like family members, with a friendly smile and genuine sense of care. He believes patient education and preventative care are the best ways to establish long-lasting friendships as well as enjoyable dental check-ups. It brings him great satisfaction seeing a comfortable and happy patient leaving with a healthy smile! Dr. Nguyen was born and raised in Southern California. He followed his passion to become a dentist at the University of Southern California, Fight on! Shortly after graduation, he made the move to Dallas, TX to pursue his passion to practice dentistry. 

In his free time,  you can find him enjoying staying up to date on advances in the dental field by attending various CE courses. But outside of these doors, you can find him chasing his 4 small furbabies, Coco, Alex, Ani, and Louis as well as learning to become a better father to his two children, Ethan and Madison. Dr. Nguyen hopes to continue traveling the world and embarking on new adventures with his lovely and amazing wife, Pam, who he’s known since Kindergarten.


— Manhvu Nguyen D.M.D.

Specialized Training

Board-certified specialist with advanced training to ensure the work is done right.

Deep Experience

Over 5,000 Implants placed AND over 10,000 wisdom teeth patients treated.

Dr. Sungjoon Koo

After spending years away from Texas for his post-secondary education, Dr. Koo moved back to the great state six years ago to serve the dental needs of his fellow Texans.

Raised in South Korea and Austin, Dr. Koo majored in biology at Brown University and attended the University of Pennsylvania for his dental degree.

Dr. Koo discovered his love for the surgical side of dentistry and implant dentistry during his residency year at NYU Langone Dental Medicine’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Prior to joining North Texas Dental Surgery, he gained extensive experience in surgical procedures at dental offices in Central Texas. Dr. Koo has placed and restored over a thousand implants for full smile makeovers (“All-on-X”), snap-on dentures, and single tooth cases.

Outside of dental surgery, Dr. Koo enjoys weightlifting and karaoke. His favorite song to perform in front of a live audience? He’ll give you the answer when you meet him at NTDS.


— Sungjoon Koo D.M.D.

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