Meet the Doctor

Dr. Michael Nguyen DDS MS


Dr. Michael Nguyen is a highly skilled periodontist dedicated to providing gentle and effective care to patients of all dental backgrounds. He believes that excellent oral health begins with education and prevention and has made it his mission to enlighten patients to ways they can take greater control over their own dental health. Dr. Michael Nguyen is committed to continuing education and remaining aware of the latest advancements in oral health and dentistry.



Dr. Michael Nguyen is a native of the California Bay Area. In his leisure, Dr. Nguyen enjoys an active lifestyle. He enjoys the outdoors, including bicycling and hiking. He is an avid sports fan and cheers on the Bay Area’s hockey, baseball, basketball, and football teams. Other interests include acrylic painting, cooking, playing piano and guitar.

Community service is important to Dr. Nguyen. He is actively involved with the neighborhood church and volunteer his time and energy to help the Sunnyvale community and surrounding areas.


Dr. Nguyen earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Deciding to pursue his passion for the science of periodontology and dental implants, he completed his postdoctoral specialty training and received dual certificates in Periodontology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and from the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Hospital. During his advanced specialty training, he also earned a Masters degree in clinical dentistry through his research on the effect of growth factors and bone graft materials on incidence of early dental implant exposure. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and also received training for oral and IV conscious sedation to maximize patient comfort. Continuing education is very important to him, and he spends a considerable amount of time to be at the forefront of periodontology. Dr. Nguyen’s passion is to bring the very best possible care for his patients!

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He is currently an active member of the following organizations:

American Academy of Periodontology

American Board of Periodontology

Academy of Osseointegration

American Dental Association

California Dental Association

Santa Clara County Dental Society

Mid-Peninsula Dental Society

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