Your San Diego Dentist
Dr. Stephanie Nguyen
In high school, Dr. Nguyen was passionate with Fine Arts and won numerous awards nationally through the Scholastic Arts competition. In college, she pursued a BS in Biology because of her love for the sciences and graduated Summa Cum Laude. To combine both the love of art and science, she pursued a career in dentistry.
In 2001, Dr. Nguyen received her dental degree as a Dean’s scholar from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania which was rated the top 5 dental schools in the nation. Upon graduation, Dr. Nguyen was the recipient of the Anna and Dr. Louis Wolf Scholarship, the E. Howell Smith Award in Prosthetic Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Award for her academic excellence.
After graduation, she practiced in Maryland for a few years before relocating with her husband ,who was a Navy physician, to San Diego on military orders. She has been treating patients in the San Diego Area for over ten years.
Dr. Nguyen continues to further her education by taking courses in implant restorations, esthetic periodontal surgery, cosmetic dentistry, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Invisalign, Sleep Apnea, Lumineers and Snap-on Smiles.
Dr. Nguyen is the proud mother of two beautiful children, Kaylee and Ethan, who are the center of her world. Her hobbies include painting, stone sculpting and photography.
At Carmel Mountain Dental Office, we select only the best of the best to serve our patients and their families. All of our staff members are friendly, knowledgeable, and highly proficient in their office duties. Should you have any questions or concerns before, during or after a visit to our practice, do not hesitate to visit with one of our staff members. They are readily standing by to address your needs.
Erika, Front Desk Coordinator
As your treatment coordinator, Erika is here to assist you through explaining and discussing your insurance benefits. What she loves most about her job here, is the variety that comes with the position and that she can help patients with every aspect of their dental treatment. From scheduling an appointment to utilizing their insurance benefits and so much more! Her main goal is to ensure you’re smiling bigger after your visit with us. Outside of work, Erika enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Cathy, Dental Assistant
Cathy has been in dental field for about 16 years. She has been working with Dr. Stephanie Nguyen for 11 years and has learned so much from her years as a chair-side assistant. She loves being a dental assistant because she loves helping people and seeing patients happy with their new smile. Her goal is to always make you feel as comfortable as possible in the dental chair. In her spare time, Cathy enjoys spending time with her family and playing baseball.