Meet Our Dental Team
Our Dedham Dentists are qualified and licensed to perform various dental procedures. The whole team at Advanced Oakdale Dental are committed to providing you with the highest standard of comfort and professional dental care.
Tuan Do, DDS
Dr. Tuan Do earned an accelerated six-year Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University Missouri-Kansas City. He was one of the 25 candidates in the country who was accepted into this advanced program, where he earned Chancellor’s Non-Resident BA/DDS Scholarship for six consecutive years. After graduation, he was accepted into a prestigious general dental residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, New Jersey where he became a chief resident in the program. There, he was trained with the latest technology in cosmetic dentistry, advanced medicine, and complicated full mouth reconstruction under world renowned doctors. His passion for dentistry stems from his interest to meet and get to know so many people and at the same time is able to help them be more confident with their smiles and oral health. Dr. Do is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Association, and South Shore Dental Association. In his free time he enjoys working out, watching sports and trying different restaurants in Boston. He resides in Westwood with his wife and three daughters.
Cassandra Nguyen, DMD
Dr. Cassandra Nguyen has deep roots in Boston. She graduated from Boston Latin School before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Tufts University. Being awarded with Tufts Merit Scholarship for advanced academic standing, Dr. Nguyen continued her education and graduated with a degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nguyen had previously worked in California with an emphasis in cosmetics. Grew up in Milton, MA, she ultimately settled down in Westwood. Aside from being a proud mother of three, she is a confident and gentle doctor providing patient care from comprehensive to cosmetic dentistry. She is known to have a very positive attitude and compassion for dentistry. Dr. Nguyen will always greet you with a smile and listen to your specific concerns. She will educate you about your oral health and our latest technologies and products so you can make the most confident and cost effective decisions. She will deliver highest quality dentistry to you as if you are one of her family members. She is an active member of Massachusetts Dental Society, American Dental Association, South Shore Dental Association. Besides dentistry, her hobbies include traveling, dining, writing and interior designing.
Daniel (Kyoung Han) Bae, DDS
Dr. Bae graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery at NYU College of Dentistry. Drawn to the dental field from a young age, Dr. Bae diligently trained himself to become an empathetic and meticulous dentist that he is today. Throughout his career, he has strived to provide the best dental care tailored to each and every patient. Furthermore, he truly enjoys achieving beauty and perfection in one’s smile. He persistently educates himself with current research and techniques to uphold highest standards of quality care. He has lived in many different countries around the world, allowing him to appreciate diversity and multi-cultural communities. During his free time, he likes to spend time with his dog, Chelsea. He also enjoys brewing coffee using local coffee beans.
Andrew Lau, DDS
Dr. Lau was raised in Minnesota his whole life, so moving to Boston was a big step in his career! Prior to joining our practice, he completed both of his undergraduate studies with an Electrical Engineering background and dental school at the University of Minnesota. He then also completed advanced training in hospital dentistry at the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Lau spent four years working as a general dentist in Seattle, Washington before moving to Boston. Prior to pursuing dentistry, he worked for two years as an electrical engineer. Although he loved working with his hands and solving problems, he missed the ability to connect and help people on a personal level. Therefore, Dr. Lau decided on pursuing dentistry as a career in which he could combine the best aspects of engineering with the ability to help people in a meaningful way. He is passionate about dentistry because it is extremely rewarding to be able to meet patients, hear their concerns, and take tangible steps to improve their oral health. He is looking forward to starting a new chapter in his life with his fiancé in Boston and delivering the best care to patients in the east coast.
Charles Elkhoury, DMD
Dr. Charles Elkhoury is a Massachusetts native, who earned his master's degree in Oral Health Sciences and Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine cum laude. Dr. Elkhoury’s goal is to provide the highest standard of care while educating his patients on the most advanced and evidence-based recommendations. While passionate about the art of dentistry, Dr. Elkhoury is especially fulfilled by the connections he makes with every patient. He creates a relaxed and friendly environment where his patients can comfortably address their dental concerns. Outside of the office, Dr. Elkhoury loves the outdoors, enjoying hiking trails and ski slopes all around New England.
Hoang Do, DMD
Dr. Hoang grew up in Boston her whole life. She attended Boston Latin School and then graduated from Tufts University cum laude with a B.A. degree in Psychology right here in Medford. From there, she decided to continue her education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she received an award in outstanding performance for special care in dentistry. Her psychology degree has in many ways helped in treating many patients dealing with dental anxiety. Most patients compliment her chairside manner and appreciate her excellent clinical skills. When not taking care of patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, Ethan, Emily, and Evelyn.
William Nguyen, DMD
Dr. William Nguyen graduated cum laude from University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health. With a passion and focus to further his career in helping people, he attended Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree magna cum laude. Dr. Nguyen is a highly competent dentist who is well liked by patients of all ages. He is very good with kids and is nitrous oxide sedation certified for children who are anxious with dental procedures. He is an active member of Massachusetts Dental Society and American Dental Association. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Nguyen loves to stay active. He enjoys playing flag football, basketball, working out and snowboarding. In addition, Dr. Nguyen holds a very special talent of playing piano.
Susan Han, DMD – Endodontist
After living in Brookline for four years during her graduate studies at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine cum laude in 2003, Dr. Han went on to complete her endodontic training at the prestigious I.N. and Sally Quartararo department of endodontics at the New York University College of Dentistry. During her studies in dental school, Dr. Han collaborate with Dean Michael Alfano on important public health research. Their efforts culminated in a first authorship publication in the Journal of the American Dental Association (J Am Dent Assoc, Vol 134, No 6, 745-752. 2003). On a separate occasion, Dr. Han was one of five dental students honored to give an oral presentation of her research at the 2002 International Association of Dental Research in San Diego. In addition to practicing in two of the most well-regarded private practices in Manhattan for five years, Dr. Han received a dual faculty appointment from the NYU College of Dentistry as well the Endodontic department of Montefiore Medical Center, where she mentored post graduate dental students. She is a member of good standing with the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontics, the Massachusetts Dental Society and the Metropolitan District Dental Society. When not in the office, Dr. Han enjoys spending time with her family. Her husband Ray, himself a graduate of Harvard College as well as Harvard Medical School, is an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in the department of Interventional Radiology. They have two beautiful, energetic children, Joie and Ryan.and training to stay up to date with the latest dental technology.
Giac Dang, DMD - Periodontist
Dr. Dang graduated at the top of his high school class in Dracut, MA in 2003. He earned a B.A. degree with honors from Tufts University and thereafter advanced his education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2007. At Tufts Dental, Dr. Dang received multiple scholarships and honors including recognition for his achievements on the national board examinations. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2011, Dr. Dang decided to specialize in Periodontics to further his training on complex dental implant procedures, bone augmentation, and soft tissue grafting techniques. He graduated in June 2014 with a certificate in Periodontology from Tufts University School of Dental medicine and is happy to be returning to Boston to practice periodontics. As a specialist, Dr. Dang strives for perfection in his work (periodontal, regenerative, and implants) and loves interacting with and helping his patients. He is proud to be recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Dang is an avid Boston sports fan, especially the Patriots! He enjoys exploring Boston and all that New England has to offer.
Megan graduated from Bristol Community College with an associates degree in Dental Hygiene. With an upbeat personality with genuine caring, she loves getting to know her patients and provides a great and gentle experience. She enjoys making people laugh and smile both in and out of work with her energetic and bubbly personality. In her free time she likes spending time with family and friends, especially sister Sonia and brothers Jay and Sonny. She loves her rescue cat Jax aka Mr. Meowgi (and countless other nicknames). Enjoy playing pool both competitively and for fun, traveling, sleeping, and most of all eating.
Tabitha has grown deep roots in the dental field for the past 15 years working as a dental assistant and recently as a dental hygienist. She graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island with an associate degree in Applied Science focused in Dental Hygiene. She has always wanted to further her education and hopes to receive her masters degree in the coming years so that one day she could become a mentor to other students. Tabitha reserves quality time with each patient to understand their needs and to educate and encourage them to maintain good periodontal health. In her free time, Tabitha enjoys doing activities with her family and two beautiful daughters.
Kylee graduated with an associates degree in dental hygiene from Bristol Community College and is licensed to administer local anesthesia. She initially became fascinated with the dental field as a kid, needing a lot of dental work herself. This inspired her to become a dental hygienist because she wanted to help others with anxieties regarding their oral health. Kylee is ecstatic that she is able to educate her patients on how they can maintain or improve their oral health. She loves talking to her patients about their chief concerns and being able to put together a plan on how to achieve their goals. She makes it her priority to make her patients comfortable, both physically and mentally, to be able to open up about their oral health concerns. She feels that many patients are anxious or embarrassed about their current state of oral health and hopes to personally understand these anxieties and provide help.
In Kylee’s spare time, she enjoys doing crafts with her mom, working on her car and bike and spending time with friends, family, and 3 legged pit bull, Duke.
Brittany knew very early on that she wanted a profession in dentistry to help people build up their confidence in their smiles. Committed to the field, she began her career at Greater New Bedford Vocational Tech High School studying dental assisting. After graduation and over ten years of working in dental offices as an assistant and front desk, she took one step further and graduated from Cape Cod Community College with an associate degree in Dental Hygiene. Besides giving patients the best teeth cleaning experience, she will give advice on how to maintain healthy teeth and gums in order to prevent periodontal diseases. She is known to be one of the most energetic and friendliest hygienists in the office. Brittany loves spending time with her two boys, Mason and Hudson. In her free time, she enjoys kickboxing, spin class and watching Netflix series.
Amy graduated from Bristol Community College with her dental hygiene degree in 2010 along with a second degree in health science. With great amount of experience, Amy believes in the highest level of care for each of her patients. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and friends. Amy also enjoys the holiday seasons.
Tammy- Office Manager
With an investment of more than twenty years in the dental field, Tammy is a true devoted and most experienced member in a multi-specialty dental setting working with numerous offices and staff. Presided as the director of operations, she is a visionary leader with outstanding expertise in helping offices grow to their true potential and ensuring all patients are treated with the utmost respect and best care possible. Using her analytical knowledge, she helps set goals and facilitates meetings between offices so day-to-day operations can be run smoothly and efficiently. She will provide support to doctors, resolve conflicts using her problem solving skills, develop a positive workforce and motivate team members to achieve one common goal of delivering optimum dental care to our patients. Tammy has three grown children, one of which is in the dental hygiene program at BCC. She loves hiking, traveling, baking and gardening.
Lisa, Front Desk
Lisa has been in the field for almost ten years starting off as a dental assistant and now as a front desk for our team. Full of determination and energy, she is committed to her dental career path to help patients understand dental insurances and their benefits so they can make the best decisions with the informative treatment plans. With such an amiable personality and soft voice, patients are at ease with her professionalism in the dental setting. Not to be fooled with her gentle mannerism, she was a kickboxing instructor for many years and is still doing kickboxing and yoga in her free time. She also enjoys exploring new restaurants and trying new foods.
Christine, Front Desk
Christine has been working in the health care industry for over ten years! Patients will be greeted by her upbeat enthusiasm at the front desk, friendly smile and a warm welcome to the office. She will help them with insurances' eligibility and copays as well as booking for dental appointments. With a strong background of customer service, she loves the interactions with everyone that comes to the office, and she is a great team player to her colleagues. Aside from work, Christine enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and skiing. She loves being a wife and a mom to her dog, Buddy.
Donna, Dental Assistant
Donna, known as Queenie received her dental assistant degree from Southeastern Vocational Technical Institute and has been in the field for forty years! Aside from her extensive background of dental experiences working in multi-specialty settings, her devotion and commitment to her career is unparalleled. She would bring smiles to the entire office and patients with her enthusiasm to decorate the office space seasonally with colorful banners, flowers and ornaments. Patients enjo making conversations with her due to her friendly and easy going personality. In her spare time, she loves to golf, do yard work and have fun with her bowling league every wednesday.
Julia, Dental Assistant
Julia was born in Vietnam and had resided in California most of her life before coming to Boston in 2020. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental field being the lead assistant. She has strong backgrounds of supervising multiple offices, staff members and is highly trained with digital scanners and four-handed dentistry for various specialties. She earned the utmost respect from doctors, staff and patients because she has a heart of gold. She looks after the offices as if they're her home, extremely dependable and kindhearted to her colleagues and very caring to patients every day. In her free time, she likes crocheting, cooking for her family and friends and keeping her home clean and tidy.
Genessy, Dental Assistant
With almost ten years being a dental assistant, Genessy is very knowledgeable with all dental procedures working with multiple doctors in different specialties. With a vibrant, caring personality, and extensive dental knowledge and can speak Spanish, patients are guaranteed to be greeted with a big smile, small talks, and all questions answered about their procedures or post operative instructions. In her free time, she enjoys family time with her son and daughter.