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Clairemont Pediatric Dental

Our Doctor

Dr. Khuong Nguyen

Dr. Khuong Nguyen

Dr. Khuong Nguyen is committed to the care of his patients and the ideals of pediatric dentistry. He loves creating a positive experience for children and finds great pleasure in helping them grow into happy and confident dental patients who will be cavity free and proud of their smile.

Dr. Nguyen received his degree in 1997 from University of Southern California. Following his graduation he pursued an additional year of advanced studies in general dentistry at University of California in Los Angeles.

Having discovered his true passion in providing care for children, in 2001 he completed a 2 year residency in pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center, a major teaching affiliate of the New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY. During his first year of residency, he was awarded “best project in pediatric dentistry” a research awards competition.

In 2008, after working several years in private practice as a pediatric dentist, Dr. Nguyen completed his Board Certification through the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He attends extensive continuing education each year.

Outside of the dental office, Dr. Nguyen loves spending time with his wife Veronica Nguyen, who teaches 6th grade during the day. He and his wife, enjoy spending time with many nieces, nephews, siblings, and friends. Dr. Nguyen has a passion for tennis, music festivals, traveling, and exploring new foods from all over the world. Locally, Dr. Nguyen is a major sponsor for the Balboa Raiders, Los Toros, and San Carlos Patriots youth football leagues. His contributions make it possible for thousands of children living in low-income areas to receive football gear, functioning equipment, and healthy snacks during games and practices. He believes that children have endless possibilities and it’s important to be a leader and an example.

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Member, American Dental Association