UW School of Dentistry


Thoa Nguyen , DDS

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Nguyen serves as part-time faculty at The Center for Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a volunteer dentist at the Rainier Boys and Girl Club and is in private practice in Issaquah, Wash.

Dr. Nguyen is a former Seattle-King County Dental Society chairman of Dental Health Month and a past president of the Seattle Pediatric Study Club.


  • DDS, University of Maryland, 1998
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry, 2000

Academic Interests

  • Early caries control
  • Working with special needs children
  • Early interceptive orthodontics
  • Growth and development
  • Caries prevention (oral hygiene, bacteria growth, diet)
  • Fluoride use and effects