Meet The Team

Our Office

You work hard every day to keep your family smiling and we want to be a part of that mission! As your local Austin dentists, our team is proud to offer comprehensive dental services that are convenient, comfortable and cost-effective. Our goal is to help your child maintain a happy, healthy smile for years to come.

Dr. Bumacod

Dr. Nicholas Bumacod was born and raised in Burbank, CA. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology at The University of California, Los Angeles. He obtained his Master of Science in Medical Science degree at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA, and went on to complete dental school at Western U, earning his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2016. Nicholas is an avid traveler, having visited a total of 34 countries to date! He combines his love of travel with his passion to serve the underserved and has partaken in Dental Mission trips to Managua, Nicaragua during his undergraduate years; to Nairobi, Kenya during dental school; and to Kingston, Jamaica during his residency. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the American Dental Association (ADA). He is the dog parent to a fluffy Cockapoo and two Frenchies and a proud human parent to a beautiful baby boy. Dr. Nicholas prides himself in producing esthetic results for his patients and can’t wait to help them have the most confident smiles! He is excited to be living in Austin and wants to make sure all his patients and their families feel comfortable visiting the dentist. Fun fact: Dr. Nicholas loves staying active and has run a total of four Los Angeles Marathons!

Traci Simons, DDS, MS

Traci T. Simons, DDS, MS, was born in the Black Hills of South Dakota, but has lived most of her life as a Texan. She spent most of her childhood in El Paso and stayed there to attend the University of Texas at El Paso, majoring in biology. After receiving a Bachelor’s of Science from UTEP, she continued her education and accepted admission at Baylor College of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. During her time in dental school, Dr. Traci held leadership roles and was an active participant in outreach projects. She knew early on that she had a passion for children and wanted to specialize in pediatric dentistry. She went on to complete her two-year pediatric residency through Baylor College of Dentistry/Texas A&M University System in Dallas. The program included training at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, where she focused on the needs of special needs patients and those medically compromised. She completed her Masters of Science in Pediatric Dentistry in 1999 and moved to Austin. After a few years in private practice, she was able to volunteer with Faith in Practice to Guatemala to treat underserved children in their community. She has continued to volunteer throughout her 20 year career in various ways to help those in need and less fortunate. She remains active in her church and community, and serves on the board of Young Men Service League. Dr Traci looks forward to building relationships and trust with both her patients and their families. She believes a positive dental experience is an important part of childhood and she is intentional in making this a reality for her patients. When she is not helping make healthy smiles, Dr. Traci is spending time with her own five children. She absolutely loves being a mom! She enjoys running on the beautiful trails Austin has to offer, and has completed four marathons. She likes to travel with her friends and family, spend time at the lake, snow ski, shop and try new restaurants. She is excited to join Rising Stars Pediatric Dentistry in the Steiner Ranch community.

Dr. Yashu Singh

Dr. Yashu Singh graduated from King George Medical College in India and University of the Pacific in San Francisco, where she graduated with a DDS degree, and went back to school for Orthodontic residency in Pittsburgh, PA. She enjoys challenges, being creative, and implementing new and proven technologies to advance the science and art of Orthodontics to achieve spectacular smiles. Her treatment philosophy isn’t just about your teeth; her goals are equally focused on the effects that your teeth have on your lips, chin, and face.






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Rising Stars Pediatric Dentistry - Lakeline
14005 US-183 Suite 800
Austin, TX 78717
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