Diana Nguyen, DDS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Preventive & Restor Dent Sci
SchoolSchool of Dentistry
Address707 Parnassus Ave, #3228
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Columbia University, New York, NYBA
    New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NYDDS
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CTGPRHospital Dentistry
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    ADEAGies Foundation2024Gies Award for Junior Faculty Achievement in Oral Health Education
    University of California-San Francisco2020Faculty Commencement Speaker
    University of California-San Francisco2019Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF SOD Class of 2019
    American College of Dentists2019Fellowship
    Xi Psi Phi, UCSF Chapter2019Keynote Speaker, Winter Dinner
    University of California-San Francisco2018ADEA Distinguished Faculty Award
    Academy of General Dentistry2017Fellowship
    University of California-San Diego2016Faculty Service Award
    University of California-San Diego2016Community Leader Award
    Pierre Fauchard Academy2015Fellowship
    Incisal Edge Magazine201440 Under 40
    New York University2010President's Service Award
    New York University College of Dentistry2010Award of Excellence
    New York University2009Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Award for Dedication to Health Issues

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    Dr. Diana K. Nguyen is a general dentist and Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at UCSF Dental Center. She is the current Endowed Chair of the Division of Clinical General Dentistry at UCSF and serves as a Group Practice Leader in the predoctoral dental student clinic.

    Dr. Nguyen graduated from Columbia University and received her DDS from the New York University College of Dentistry. Following her training at NYU, she successfully completed a General Practice Residency at Yale. Prior to entering full-time academia at UCSF, Dr. Nguyen practiced in San Diego, CA for several years with an emphasis on patient education and minimally invasive dentistry. She has extensive experience in conservative dental treatment, crown and bridge, implant restoration, and surgical extractions.

    In addition to her work in private practice, Dr. Nguyen served on the Board of Directors at the San Diego County Dental Society and was appointed to the Faculty at the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine, where she treated patients from underserved populations and supervised students as they gained hands-on experience in clinical care. She remains active in organized dentistry as a resident of the Bay Area, leading the San Francisco Dental Society Membership Committee and serving on its Board of Directors.

    Dr. Nguyen is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She is a published author of peer-reviewed research and writing related to the dental profession. In recognition of her contributions to dentistry and community health, Dr. Nguyen has received numerous academic and professional awards.

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    1. The relationship between smoking and periodontal disease. Review of literature and case report. N Y State Dent J. 2013 Nov; 79(6):52-7. Sherwin GB, Nguyen D, Friedman Y, Wolff MS. PMID: 24600766.
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