Meet Our Dental Team
Dr. Thai Nguyen
DDS, IBO, AFAAID, FADI, FPFA Senior IAO Instructor
Dr. Thai Vinh Nguyen obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Washington in 1999. He and his wife, Dr. Audrey Nguyen, have practiced dentistry at their two locations in Washington: Tacoma and Auburn.
Dr. Thai Vinh Nguyen is a General Dentist and practices ALL aspects of dentistry. He has a special keen interest in dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics, TMD treatment and myofacial pain. He has accumulated over 1600 hours of CE credits which focus on orthodontics, orthopedics, TMJ, Sleep Apnea, etc.
His orthodontic treatment goals are not only straight teeth, but also better facial profile, muscle harmony, and healthy TMJ. Dr. Nguyen strongly believes that many of cases could be accomplished with early intervention and non-extraction treatment. His other equal interests include Sleep disorders and dental implants. He holds The DIPLOMATE of the International Board of Orthodontics (IBO), a Fellowship at the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) and is an IAO Senior Certified Instructor, an Associate Fellowship at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, a Fellowship at Academy of Dentistry International, a Fellowship at Pierre Fauchard Academy and a member of Academy of General Dentistry.
He also is a founding member of the AGD-national-approval study club, Northwest Comprehensive Orthodontics/TMD Seminars Group. He has written many articles on orthodontic/TMD treatment for the International Journal of Orthodontics. Since 2010, he has taught Orthodontic and TMD treatment to dentists in many cities. He was invited to be the speaker for the Annual Meetings of the International Association for Orthodontics in Hollywood, CA and Vietnamese-American Physicians, Dentists and Pharmacists Association in Seattle, WA in 2013 and many other study clubs in the United States and Canada.
Dr. Audrey Nguyen
Dr. Audrey Nguyen has been practicing dentistry in the Northwest since 1999. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, a highly ranked dental school in the nation for many years. She majored in Biology as an undergraduate at the University of Texas. She has continuously participated many post-graduate continuing education courses in all dental subjects, particularly Orthodontics/TMD and orofacial pain.
Her commitment is to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry in order to provide her patients the highest quality services and positive experiences. Dr. Nguyen practices all aspects of general dentistry with emphasis on preventive, restorative dentistry and orofacial pain.
Also, she enjoys working with children and has devoted her time to treat underserved children and low-income patients for many years. Dr. Audrey Nguyen and her husband, Dr. Thai Nguyen are highly regarded by their professional colleagues. In 2010, she and her husband received the Certificate of Appreciation from Pierce County Dental Society for their dedicated service to under served children for many years.