Team Aden Dental

Bellevue

Meet the Team

Meet the
Doctors

Dr. Thi D. Nguyen

DDS, MAGD

Dr. Thi Nguyen was raised in Kent, Washington, graduating from Kentridge High School. He completed his undergraduate and post-graduate dental training at the University of Washington, where he obtained his D.D.S. degree in 2002. He has been practicing in the Lakewood area for ten years.

Dr. Nguyen is committed to comprehensive dental care, and strives to offer as well as deliver the best dental technology to his patients. To achieve this goal, he spends thousands of hours away from the office taking continuing education courses. His membership in professional organizations include: American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantology, Academy of American Anesthesiologist, and the Pierce County Dental Society.

When he’s away from the office, Dr. Nguyen enjoys time with his wife and daughter. Some of his hobbies include travelling, cooking, listening to music, playing the guitar, and reading.

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS/AWARDS

  • Fellow Academy of General Dentistry 2006
  • Master Academy of General Dentistry 2009
  • Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantology 2004
  • Master International Congress of Oral Implantology 2007
  • Diplomate International College of Oral Implantology 2009
  • Associate Fellow of American Association of Implant Dentistry 2006
  • Top Dentists of America Award By the Research Council of America 2004 – 2012
  • Fellow American Dental Implant Association 2009
  • Master American Dental Implant Association 2009
  • Fellowship and Mastership with the Misch International Implant Institute
  • 2010 “Top Dentists” – as featured in WA top dentist
  • 2011 Complete one-year Comprehensive Implant Training program with the UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) and gIDE – Global Institute for Dental Education
  • Dr. Nguyen was featured as a Top Dentist of 2013 in the January issue of Seattle Met magazine
  • American Dental Implant Association – Diplomat status 2013
  • America’s Top Dentists by Consumers’ Research Council of America 2013

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI)
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
  • American Dental Implant Association

Dr. Minh-Thu Dang

DDS

Dr. Dang was voted “America’s Top Dentist” by the American Consumer’s Research Council. She has practiced with Dr. Nguyen since 2009. Dr. Minh-Thu Dang was raised in Milpitas, California. She completed her undergraduate studies at University of California Davis. Subsequently, she earned her dental hygiene and DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) at University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan, before getting married and moving to Washington. She has been practicing at Gravelly Lake Dentistry for more than three years.

Dr. Minh-Thu Dang is committed to providing the best Comprehensive dental care.

  • Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantology 2009
  • Top Dentists of America Award
    • By the Research Council of America 2009 & 2012
    • America’s Top Dentists by Consumers’ Research Council of America 2012 & 2013
  • Fellow Award – Academy of General Dentistry 2013

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • The International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI)
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
  • American Dental Implant Association

Meet the
Staff

Gary Pedersen

Gary has been a Dental Office Business Manager for 23 years. Loves to work with patients in Scheduling, Welcoming, Treatment Planning & Account challenges Helps provide a clean, inviting atmosphere and overall positive experience in coming to the dental office.

Knows how to work with all dental insurance companies.Graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration from Warner Pacific College, Portland, OR Attended many continuing education classes to keep up with the ever- changing dental industry.

Gary resides in Kirkland with his wife of 36 years Caron. He has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.He loves cheering on our local sports teams: Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders, playing cards, bowling, gardening, singing in the church choir and enjoys the company of his children & grandchildren.

Mira Fischchuk

Certified Dental assistant and been in the Dental Office since 2011, Likes working with people in helping them overcome their fears of coming to the dental office, Helps create a clean and sterile environment for all patients and have a great sense of humor, from Ukraine, speaks 3 different languages, Resides in Monroe, Has 2 sons & 1 daughter-in-law.

Likes animals has 1 dog named Elsa and a cat named Kenny, Loves the outdoors, hiking, walking in the parks, vacations, workouts & coffee.