About Legend Dental and Orthodontics

Welcome to Legend Dental and Orthodontics. We appreciate the trust you have placed in us. Our primary concern is the dental health of our patients. We are proud to provide the highest quality dental and orthodontic care in a family-based, high-technology practice.

Our Profile

We all lead at some point in our life. We serve as leaders in our jobs,  in our communities, and in our families. At Legend Dental and Orthodontics, we believe that being an active leader in the community is the most important role of a small business. Yes, we do offer the highest quality dental care using the most cutting edge equipment. We do have affordable rates for all patients, but most importantly, we are invested in our community and believe in strengthening community organizations and small local business.

Our Legendary Dentists

Dr. Hassler

Dr. Hassler

Dr. Bryan Hassler grew up in El Paso, Texas. He attended Wheaton College (IL) where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He went on to attend Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2009. Since then, he has worked as an associate dentist in the greater DFW area before opening Legend Dental in Austin in 2011. Dr. Hassler and his wife, Kelly, have two children, Hudson and Cohen. Dr. Hassler loves the practice of dentistry and is committed to continuing education. His stated goal is to provide his patients…

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Dr. Cresto

Dr. Cresto

Dr. Cresto attended the University of Idaho where she received her B.S in Microbiology and then went on to receive her D.M.D from Temple University. After graduating dental school, Dr. Cresto joined the Air Force where she worked her way up to Captain. Dr. Cresto has had a life-long fascination with the medical field and loves being a dentist because she has the opportunity to give patients confidence through healthy smiles. Dr. Cresto is excited to be a part of the Legend team! She moved from the rainy Pacific Northwest to sunny Texas with her family two years ago! Outside…

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Dr. Mertz

Dr. Mertz

Dr. Mertz grew up in Pflugerville, TX with her younger brother and sister. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Angelo State University before going on to obtain her DDS from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Dr. Mertz has always been drawn to dentistry because it allows her to work with her hands while providing a service to her community. Dr. Mertz is looking forward to meeting her new patients and having the opportunity to build a relationship with them. She loves that being a dentist allows her to invest not only in her patients…

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Dr. Vincent Napoli

Dr. Vincent Napoli

Dr. Vincent Napoli was born and raised in South Florida and even received his bachelor degree in Biology from the University of Florida. After his undergrad, he attended Nova Southeastern University where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Napoli was involved in various aspects of his community locally as president of multiple dental organizations and overseas through various dental mission trips. During his time in dental school, Dr. Napoli realized his skill set, creativity, fascination of strategy and compassion for dental care fit into the world of dentistry through Orthodontics. Dr. Napoli believes that orthodontics is more than…

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Dr. Perna

Dr. Perna

Dr. Jeni Perna grew up in Merritt Island, Florida, where she spent her early years performing as a dancer, singer, and actor. While attending the University of Florida for her undergraduate education, she worked as a dental assistant and saw how her two worlds of artistry and science could combine in a career in dentistry. Dr. Perna attended Nova Southeastern University and received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2014. During her time in dental school, she participated in multiple dental missions trips and saw the life changing impact that dentistry can have on her patients. After finishing dental school,…

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Dr. Pallante

Dr. Pallante

“Beyond providing expert endodontic care, our mission is to be kind and understanding towards our patients,” says Dr. Michael Pallante. He takes time to educate people and address their concerns. Appreciative patients often say it’s the first time they have really understood how root canals work, why they’re necessary and how to weigh their options. His caring staff extends a warm welcome and helps patients feel at ease. Conscious IV sedation is also available. Upon completion, people are pleasantly surprised with how quick and painless the treatment was “I am quite comfortable with children, including those with developmental disabilities as…

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