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Dr. Thien Vu, DDS, MAGD

Dentist

San Jose, CA

About Dr. Thien Vu

Dr. Vu is a general dentist serving the south bay communities by practicing in 2 locations. Dr. Vu received her dental degree from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. She then went on to complete her General Practice Residency at UCSF-Fresno University Medical Center in Fresno, CA. Upon completion, she taught and volunteered with the United Way Foundation in Florida. She trained with multiple dental and medical organizations for adult sedation and hypnosis. Furthermore, she completed a mini-residency in pediatric conscious sedation at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She became the first dental director for Citrus County Public Health Dept. in Inverness, FL. Under her directive as a first-time public health dentist, the clinic received the prestigious American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Kids Tomorrow grant of $250,000. With the additional funding, she added a surgical unit to better service the children with special needs. Her clinic became the model for others to follow. She continued as a consultant for low income clinics to thrive in rural areas. Throughout her career, Dr. Vu has received many awards and recognitions for her strength in community services, leadership skills, volunteer work, and generosities. She received her Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), the highest honor bestowed to general dentists. Less than one percent of the general practitioner population in the US have achieved this goal. She is the editor for multiple research papers and private dental programs. Dr. Vu is multilingual as she is knowledgeable in American Sign Language (ASL) and Vietnamese.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Dentist

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Education and training

  • Dental School - Creighton University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, Residency in General Practice

Professional memberships

  • Academy of General Dentistry

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • American Sign Language

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1164511424

Dr. Thien Vu's office locations

A Center For Dental Excellence

1660 Hillsdale Ave, 170

San Jose, CA 95124

A Center For Dental Excellence

516 W Remington Dr, 4A

Sunnyvale, CA 94087

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