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Meet Dr. Nguyen



Dr. Jeffrey Nguyen is a native of California.  He was born and raised in San Jose and attended UC Davis where he earned a bachelor degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the College of Biological Sciences.  He then matriculated and earned his dental degree from the prestigious UCLA School of Dentistry.  He was distinguished from his peers by his work in outreach within the underserved communities in Orange County and traveled abroad providing dental services in Vietnam.   After completion of dental school, Dr. Nguyen continued his education at the University of Connecticut oral and maxillofacial surgery 6-year residency training program.  In this time, he completed the requisite years in oral surgery, earned his medical degree, completed two years of general surgery training, and received a certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery.  He is licensed to practice both dentistry and medicine in California.


His training in residency was extensive and covered a broad scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery which included dentoalveolar surgery, implant and bone grafting surgery, facial trauma/reconstructive surgery, craniofacial/cleft surgery, diagnosis and treatment of pathology, and cosmetic surgery.  His general surgery years gave him exposure and experience in managing the intensive care patient, managing complex wounds and infections, plastic surgical procedures and techniques, and trauma surgical care.  He received a two year certificate from the University of Connecticut general surgery department.

Dr. Nguyen met his wife in Orange County while in dental school and now returns to the area to continue his career and start a family.  He joined Dr. Daniel Hsu’s practice where he provides services locally and educates nationally. 

Dr. Nguyen is fluent in Vietnamese.

His personal interests include snowboarding, basketball, travel, and spending time with his wife.


Education and Training 

University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT

·      Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Program

University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT

·      General Surgery, PGY 1, 2

 University of Connecticut, School of Medicine

·      Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

 University of California at Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

·      Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.)