Meet the Doctors at Kid’s Dental
Pediatric Dentists in Tacoma
Dr. Huong Nguyen
Dr. Huong Nguyen was born in Vietnam and came to Colorado at the age of 10. She lived in Colorado for 20+ years. At an early age, Dr. Nguyen always had an interest in healthcare and after being a dental assistant at a pediatric office for three years she realized that working with kids is where she wants to end up.
Dr. Nguyen went to University of Denver for undergraduate and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then went on to pursue her dental career and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Denver. While in school, she worked at multiple public health clinics and traveled to remote areas in Alaska to work with the underserved population,
Dr. Nguyen recently got married and moved to the evergreen state, which she loves very much. She enjoys outdoor hobbies such as running, hiking and snowboarding.
Dr. Nguyen loves children and her passion is to provide excellent dental care for them. She treats all the children as if they are my own children because there is nothing more rewarding than to see kids’ smile.
Dr. Keyvan Sohrabi
Dr. Keyvan Sohrabi is a Board Certified Orthodontist. He completed his training at University of Washington’s prestigious Orthodontics Department, earning a Master of Science in Dentistry and a Certificate in Orthodontics. Previously, he attended Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, where he also earned a Master of Medical Sciences and a Certificate in Dental Public Health.
Dr. Sohrabi has published extensively in scholarly journals. His Harvard thesis was featured in 2016 edition of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. His groundbreaking research on the success rate of small diameter implants, published while doing research at McGill University, Canada, has garnered more than 150 citations and was featured in the Clinical Oral Implants Research.
Dr. Sohrabi serves on several editorial and advisory boards, including the editorial board of the Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry. He is also a reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics, European Journal of Orthodontics, British Dental Journal and Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 2013, he was appointed by the board of directors of the American Dental Education Association to serve on the PASS taskforce. He has received numerous awards including the prestigious James Dunning Scholarship from Harvard University, Presidential Award for ranking top of his dental school class, a National Research Award, and Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from the American Journal of Orthodontics.
Dr. Sohrabi has demonstrated his highest commitment to excellence in orthodontic care by achieving board certification, an honor only 33% of orthodontists achieve. The certification process consists of completing a written exam, followed by a rigorous clinical exam demonstrating successful completion of patient cases. As such, Dr. Sohrabi is dedicated to the improvement of education in orthodontics, ethics, responsibility, and competence in practice. Dr. Sohrabi has pledged to give back to orthodontic education and research by joining the AAOF Vanguard Society.
Dr. Sohrabi’s is a member of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), AAO Foundation Vanguard Society (AAOF), Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO), American Dental Association (ADA), Charles Tweed Orthodontic Foundation, Washington State Society of Orthodontists (WSSO) and Alpha Omega Dental Society.
Dr. R. Sheelam
More information about Dr. Sheelam coming soon.