Wes grew up in Vienna, Va and attended James Madison High School right down the street from Vienna Endodontics! At that time, his passion was the Bass Trombone and he received a full scholarship to attend Boston University School for the Arts as a Performance Major.
After earning a Masters Degree in Performance from Manhattan School of Music, he became a professional musician with the Albany Symphony Orchestra and Burning River Brass, a classical ensemble group that toured the United States and abroad. He has performed with such renowned orchestras such as The New York City Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and the New World Symphony.
In 2006, Wes re-directed his career path. He attended American University to complete prerequisite courses for dental school acceptance. In 2008, he began his dental school studies, and graduated in 2012 with a DMD degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
He completed a General Practice Residency at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. Subsequently he gained entry into the Endodontic Residency Program at Lutheran Medical Center, one of the most competitive Endodontic residencies in the country. While attending this program, Wes worked in private, general practice where he performed Endodontic procedures.
Wes is delighted to be back in Vienna and continuing the legacy of his father at Vienna Endodontics. He is passionate about providing the highest quality root canal treatment using the latest and most advanced technology. Wes brings his passion for excellence, reputation for empathy, as well as patient comfort to the Vienna community and surrounding areas.
Born in Saigon, Dr. Nguyen immigrated to the United States in 1976. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Columbia University.
She completed Residencies, first in General Practice at the Washington, DC Veterans Affairs Hospital, and later in advanced Endodontics at New York University where she graduated in 2008. She practiced general dentistry for five years in Northern Virginia and California, and since 2008, has been practicing Endodontics.
Dr. Nguyen resides in Arlington, Virginia and enjoys marathon running and snowboarding. Wanting to give back to her native country, she has volunteered with Operation Smile in Vietnam.