Born and raised in Canberra, Dr Melissa Nguyen graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry. She then went on to complete a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics from the University of Adelaide. Previously, Dr Nguyen has spent time as a dentist in private practice, and as a clinical supervisor at Griffith University.
A certified specialist from the Australasian Orthodontic Board, Dr Nguyen and has been awarded esteemed memberships to the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, alongside placements within the Australian Orthodontic Society, the American Orthodontic Society, the European Orthodontic Society and the Australian Dental Association.
Adding to her achievements, Dr Nguyen’s research has been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and her passion for education has led her to present lectures at both local and international orthodontic conferences.
When she is not researching the latest in Orthodontic and dentistry developments or learning to play the acoustic guitar, Dr Nguyen enjoys traveling, Pilates and spending time with family and friends.