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Portrait of Dr. Jennifer Nguyen, Experienced Dentist in Downtown LA

Dr. 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.

Portait of Dr. Amy Huang, Professional Dentist at Pearlique Dental

Dr. Amy Huang, DMD

Dr. Amy Huang earned her Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of California, San Diego and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Before joining Pearlique, Dr. Huang spent a few years in Boston as an associate dentist in private practice. As an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association, Dr. Huang strives to provide high quality dental care through continuous education and remaining up to date with the latest advancements. 

Dr. Huang volunteers in public outreach events such as Give Kids a Smile Day and has partnered with TeamSmile to provide dental services to the underserved community. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Huang enjoys crafting, reading, and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Huang believes that everyone deserves a beautiful and healthy smile. She looks forward to meeting you and providing you and your family with the best dental care in a friendly environment.

Professional Dentist Dr. Punam Patel at Pearlique Dental

Dr. Punam Patel, DMD

Dr. Patel is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care while creating a comfortable and patient-centered dental experience.

Dr. Patel grew up in California and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her passion for art, science, and giving back to the community led her to the field of dentistry. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of California, San Francisco and pursued an additional year of advanced dental training through the Veterans Affairs General Practice Residency program, located in Palo Alto, CA, and Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Patel is committed to providing high quality treatment using modern dental techniques, and dedicates her time towards continuing education to stay up to date with the latest advancements in the field.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, hiking, and experiencing new cultures through food and travel.

Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Los Angeles Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

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