Welcome To Modern Family Dental

With the leading dentists in San Francisco and our new office in Sunnyvale (formally known as Barniv Dental). We pride ourselves on our high-quality dental work and patient focused customer service in a clean, friendly environment. Dr. Hao Tran uses only the top rated products and works closely with the top dental labs in the area. We realize that your time is important, which is why we never double book. When you walk in, your wait time will be less than 5 minutes from the time of your appointment, and you will have the doctor and staff’s undivided attention. Please do be courteous and provide at least 48 business hours notice if you must cancel or change your appointment time so that others may be seen, and to avoid a late cancellation fee.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. As cliché as that may sound, it holds true with regard to dentistry. It is the philosophy of this dental practice to take our time to educate our patients about the condition of their mouth, their treatment options, risks, benefits, alternatives, preventative measures, and limitations until they have a full understanding and no further questions. It is our duty to provide the necessary information so that our patients may play a role in making a proper decision regarding their dental care.

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Testimonials

Dr. Tran is an outstanding dentist and everyone at Modern Family Dental is friendly, sincere, and great at their jobs. Our family has been going there for years and Dr. Tran helped us promote good dental care habits with our children. If you’re looking for a dentist you can trust, with a highly capable, affable team, in a clean, modern office, next to a large, free parking lot, close to public transportation with a Starbucks downstairs, you now know who to call – Modern Family Dental.

Cary S.

I’ve been going to Dr. Tran since he took over the practice from Dr. Huira – and I really thought she was a good dentist but he is even better. I’ve had a couple of crowns done from him and they are beautiful. They feel natural and match perfectly. I also really love Linda his hygienist. Can’t say enough nice things about them!

Brian N.

I have been looking for the right dentist for quite some time. Prior to seeing Dr. Tran, I was seeing a dentist in Oakland. The cleaning was going well until she started working on some small cavities and fillings. For 6-8 months after, some of my teeth were getting extremely sensitive to cold food and drinks. It was completely annoying. Her resolution was doing root canal. Not my cup of tea. A friend recommended me to see Dr. Tran and he fixed all my fillings. Back normal eating, no sensitivities and no root canal! I appreciate his service very much. Very knowledgeable and an educational experience. Thanks Dr Tran for you wonderful work!

Vu T.

We Welcome

New Patients

Part of easing your concerns is explaining what you can expect from our practice. When you are new to our office, we put in the effort to provide you with a positive and comforting experience. Once you have been with us for a while, you can continue to expect the highest level of service. We focus on providing quality dental care, excellent customer service, and a relaxing environment to maintain a lasting patient relationship. We consider your first visit the start of a long-term relationship with you.

During your initial appointment, we will perform various tests to assess the condition of your oral health and to create a dental plan based on your unique, individual needs. We look forward to meeting you! 

Dr. Hao Tran, DMD

Dr. Tran is a leading provider of comprehensive dental care serving patients in and around the Greater San Francisco, CA, area. With over a decade in ...

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Dr. Hao Tran, DMD

Dr. Tran is a leading provider of comprehensive dental care serving patients in and around the Greater San Francisco, CA, area. With over a decade in private practice at Modern Family Dental on Spruce Street and considerable experience practicing in other locations, Dr. Tran has extensive experience caring for patients with a wide range of oral health issues, providing state-of-the-art care options including crowns and bridges, resin composite bonding, veneers, teeth whitening, implant retained dentures, night guards, complete smile makeovers, and full mouth restorations. Dr. Tran is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the San Francisco Dental Society and the Osseointegration Study Club of Southern California (OSCSC), the oldest implant study club in the nation. He has earned his bachelor's degree in neurobiology, physiology and behavior from the University of California, Davis, followed by his dental degree at the highly-competitive Nova Southeastern University in Florida and a general practice residency at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Tran strongly believes in continuous education and travels all over the country to various institutes to learn new and advanced methods and technology to not only constantly improve his practice, but to also offer the best services to his patients. In addition to caring for patients at his private practice, Dr. Tran serves as an adjunct professor at UCSF teaching Prosthetic and Restorative Dentistry since 2012. Dr. Tran has also provided oral health services and care at the Solano County dental clinic and at the region's homeless shelter, receiving the county's “employee of the year” award in 2007. Dr.Tran enjoys the opportunity to work with new patients and to build long-lasting professional relationships. During his free time, he enjoys snowboarding, bicycling and weightlifting, as well as other sports.

Dr. Kwang Kim, DDS

San Francisco Office
Dr. Kim grew up in San Francisco and has fond memories of coming to Laurel Village as a child. He did mos...

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Dr. Kwang Kim, DDS

San Francisco Office
Dr. Kim grew up in San Francisco and has fond memories of coming to Laurel Village as a child. He did most of his schooling locally, having graduated from Lowell High School and UC Berkeley. The only time he left SF was to attend dental school at Columbia University in New York City. After graduating from dental school in 2001, he returned to the Bay Area to do a general practice residency at the Veterans Administration hospital on Mare Island.
In the over 20 years of providing dental care, Dr. Kim has prided himself in listening to the patients, educating them, and providing thoughtful and professional care.
Outside of work, his two young children keep him busy, whether it's chasing them down the ski slopes or kicking the soccer ball around. After living in many different parts of SF, he currently resides in the Inner Richmond.

Dr. Frida Tema Kagan, DDS

San Francisco Office
Dr. Tema Kagan is originally from Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a B...

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Dr. Frida Tema Kagan, DDS

San Francisco Office
Dr. Tema Kagan is originally from Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Biology and a minor in Spanish. While at the University of Arizona, she spent time abroad in Chile taking Spanish courses, and in Namibia learning about the ecology of the area. After graduating she moved to Guadalajara, Spain to teach English and to learn more about Spanish culture. She then moved to San Francisco to complete her dental school training at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, followed by a general practice residency at the New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital in New York City. Following the residency she moved back to San Francisco to start practicing dentistry. She has been here since practicing general dentistry in both private practice and community clinics. She feels passionate about providing gentle, patient-centric dental care, and strives to make patients feel very comfortable during dental visits. Outside of dentistry she enjoys traveling, hiking and bicycling all over the bay area, and trying new restaurants.
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