Meet Dr. Kelvin Tse


Dr. Kelvin Anthony Tse graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Westchester, California in 1984. He earned his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco in 1989. Dr. Tse received his specialty training at UCLA’s Center for Esthetic Dentistry where he served a mini-residency from 1993-1994. Professional accomplishments include membership in the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

The advanced training in Cosmetic Dentistry from UCLA School of Dentistry has enabled Dr. Tse to give lectures on ceramic coloration, teaching dentists how to match a porcelain crown to the natural remaining dentition. Dr. Tse also wrote a monthly column for the Sacramento District Dental Society’s magazine, The Nugget, entitled “The Esthetic Zone”. He discussed various aspects of cosmetic dentistry for many years and how to help patients achieve individualized smile makeovers.


Dr. Tse dentist with Smile Island Pediatric and Adult Dental Group

Complex interdisciplinary dental cases are Dr. Tse’s specialty. He works with other dental specialists such as Orthodontists and Periodontists to create functional and long lasting esthetic restorations. He has recently introduced Minimally Invasive Veneers (MIV) to his patients. This is leading edge technology in which conservative or no tooth preparation is required to place veneers over teeth and create a healthy and beautiful smile.

Dr. Tse is committed to providing excellent dental care for adults and adolescents and was voted by his peers as one of the top Cosmetic Dentists in Sacramento in a survey by Sacramento Magazine. He treats every patient as if they are part of his own family and sincerely wants to make their dental experience positive and comfortable. He puts extra thought and consideration into the comfort that he provides at the office and during dental procedures. He uses the finest laboratories to make custom crowns and other restorations for his patients. Giving patients a naturally beautiful smile is what he enjoys most!

Dr. Tse family pictureIf he is not at the office, Dr. Tse is with his family or lending a hand to others. Dr’s Kelvin and Cindy, along with their two children, recently went to Guatemala to participate in a dental mission. He is also an avid bicycle rider and participated in a 135 mile endurance event, climbing 15,500 feet from the lowest elevation in California at Death Valley to the highest point at Mount Whitney. Having a passion for cars he can often be seen watching car races at Infineon or Laguna Seca Raceways.