Dr. Khuong Nguyen

Currently focusing on pediatric dentistry.

About Me

Dr. Khuong Nguyen, DDS, owns and operates Clairemont Pediatric Dental in San Diego, California. He has made a career out of caring for people's teeth, focusing primarily on treating the teeth of pediatric patients. If you are considering taking your child to visit Dr. Nguyen, you may be curious to learn more about who he is, what his education is, why he decided to begin working as a pediatric dentist, and even what his hobbies and interests are. Reading his biography can help you learn more about Dr. Nguyen, owner of Clairemont Pediatric Dental in San Diego, California.

Upon graduating high school, Dr. Khuong Nguyen attended the University of California San Diego starting in 1988. He graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He attended the University of Southern California, known as USC, for dental school. He graduated in 1997 and then immediately pursued an additional year of Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of California, Los Angeles, more commonly known as UCLA.

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January 26, 2023

Apexogenesis in pediatric dentistry

Apexogenesis dental refers to a type of treatment that involves treating teeth that have experienced trauma or have broken off. This type of treatment is done by using calcium hydroxide or endodontic cement. The results of this type of treatment are both clinical and histological. Calcium hydroxide Calcium hydroxide is an age-old, traditional therapeutic agent. […]

January 16, 2023

Is having cavities at the age of two normal?

You can ask yourself this question your dentist when you visit, but there is no proof to suggest that cavities in a two-year-old child are a regular occurrence. However, there are sure signs you should look for, and there are specific treatment options to reduce or prevent the growth of a cavity in your child’s […]

Toddlers to sleep
December 23, 2022

Do they put toddlers to sleep for fillings?

When you visit a dentist, you might notice that they put toddlers to sleep. This is usually done to give them deep, relaxing sedation, which can help them stay asleep during the procedure. However, some may question whether this is necessary. Nitrous oxide Nitrous oxide (also known as laughing gas) is a sedative used for […]

Dr. Khuong Nguyen
November 30, 2022

Is it Better to Have a Root Canal Or Tooth Extraction?

Whether you are thinking about having a root canal or a tooth extraction, it’s important to know the differences and why each is important. While there are several different procedures, both are good options for those with a damaged tooth. Both procedures will alleviate pain and restore your teeth. Both procedures are also considered to […]

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