Dr. Nguyen was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and came to America when she was 17. She completed her undergraduate degree in Molecular Cell Biology and Physiology Neurobiology from the University of Connecticut. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is a member of the American Dental Association, as well as many local dental societies, including the Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Nguyen enjoys practicing all areas of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Her dream is to change the way patients experience dentistry while providing optimal dental care with integrity, dedication and compassion. She has committed herself to various organizations, including the Give Kids A Smile program, which provides free dental care to disadvantaged children, and Smiles for Heroes, which provides free dental care to our veterans.