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Meet the PEARLIQUE Team

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Jennifer Nguyen, DMD, FAGD, MPH

Born in Canada and raised in Texas, Dr. Jennifer Nguyen now calls Downtown Los Angeles her home. Dr. Nguyen started her dental journey in 2002 volunteering extensively in community clinics, including: Healthcare for the Homeless, HIV/AIDS clinic, and county hospitals. She furthered her dental career at the University of Texas and began clinical research on cleft lip and palate patients, oral cancer, and advanced 3D digital imaging. Dr. Nguyen’s research has led her to publications in dental journals in early detection of oral cancer, white spot lesions related to Orthodontics, and digital imaging using Cone Beam CT (3D imaging).

Currently, Dr. Nguyen is a practicing general and cosmetic dentist in Downtown Los Angeles, California. She is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry recipient, and she is working towards her Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Nguyen earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA, a Masters in Public Health from the University of Texas, and her BS in Biochemical and Biophysics from the University of Houston. Dr. Nguyen is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, California Dental Association, Los Angeles Dental Society, Continuing Dental Education World, and Delta Sigma Delta Dental.

Dr. Nguyen believes dentistry is an art, requiring conservative preparations utilizing modern technology and techniques to achieve high esthetics and function. With proper education and tailored treatment planning, patients can achieve their desired smile and preserve their oral health. Whatever your concerns may be, Dr. Nguyen and her team will provide you with an individualized and effective treatment plan. 

In her free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys cooking, practicing yoga, and exploring Southern California with her husband and her fur-baby, Teddy. She continues to give back to her community and revel in perfecting her dentistry through advanced continuing education courses in implant and cosmetic dentistry.

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Stephanie Ung, DDS

Dr. Stephanie Ung was born and raised in Orange County with her parents and one older brother. After graduating high school, she went on to attend UC Berkeley and received her BA in Integrative Biology. After college, she furthered her education at UCLA and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Wanting to continue her training in dentistry, she pursued an advanced training residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital of West Los Angeles and is an Invisalign certified provider

.After all her training. Dr. Ung has decided to reside in Los Angeles, where she currently lives with her husband and their puppy, Toto. When Dr. Ung is not in the dental office, she spends her free time with her husband and puppy, going on hikes, trying new cooking recipes, and exploring Los Angeles.

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Meet the Team

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Peter

Office Manager
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Paulina

Front Office
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Jose

Registered Dental Hygienist