Viet Nguyen, DDS

"As my patient, you can expect to be treated like family, with the utmost compassion and respect. I will perform a thorough and gentle exam utilizing the most current diagnostic equipment and technology to provide you with a treatment plan specific to your needs and wants, and together we will work towards improving your oral health and providing you with the smile you deserve. I want to exceed your expectations and be your dentist for life!"



Dr. Nguyen has been practicing dentistry  for about 20 years, Upon graduation from dental school, he wanted to serve his country by joining the U.S. Navy. As a dental officer, he was stationed with the Marines at Camp Pendleton, and even completed an eight-month deployment to Fallujah, Iraq. In his spare time, he and his wife enjoy walking with their two ShihTzus, Lily and Teddy, and cheering on their favorite team, the USC Trojans. They are also both Disney fanatics and love spending the entire day and night at the Magical Kingdom.


Dr. Nguyen's favorite books are The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, and Dune by Frank Herbert. His favorite TV shows are Game of Thrones  and  Star Trek.  He also enjoys the Star Wars Franchise.


Dr. Nguyen graduated from the University of Southern California with a Dual Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History & Biological Sciences; Minor in Art History in 1999. He then received his DDS degree from the University of Southern California in 2004.


Professional Associations

  • University of Southern California [DDS Dentistry, Dual BA]
  • Naval Officer, Dental Corps - US Navy
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry 


Military Awards

Fleet Marine Force Officer Warfare Pin
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terror Service Medal
Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal with Eagle/Globe/Anchor Emblem & Campaign Star
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon
Navy Marksmanship Medal with Expert Emblem
Navy Pistol Medal with Expert Emblem