Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Maggie Chao

Dr. Maggie T. Chao earned her DMD from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She then furthered her training at Harvard to sharpen her diagnostic and clinical skills with a residency in Prosthodontics. During her residency, she was awarded for her achievements in material science research and excellence in clinical care. Dr. Chao also earned a Master of Medical Science in Oral Biology.

Dr. Chao is passionate about dentistry and delivering the highest quality care to all of her patients. She practices the full scope of prosthetic and esthetic dentistry—from veneers to dental implants, crowns, and bridges.  She is an expert in full-mouth reconstructions, including All-On-4/Teeth in a Day smile transformations.

Born and raised in California, Dr. Chao completed her undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley before moving to Boston for dental school. Having returned to the Bay Area in 2002, Dr. Chao briefly taught at UCSF and managed to keep up to date with the latest technology as an active member in the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the Southern Alameda Dental Society, and the American College of Prosthodontics. Dr. Chao is a board-eligible member of the American Board of Prosthodontists. Locally, she is the Prosthodontic consultant to several Study Clubs dedicated to improving the knowledge base of dentists in our community.

In her spare time, Dr. Chao enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Wan and two children, Jasmine and Rex.  She also loves home projects so if you have tips to share—bring them with you!

Dr. Chao is excited to meet you and find out how she can best care for you.

Dr. Olivia Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen has many accolades! She earned a DDS from New York University’s College of Dentistry, where she was inducted into a national dental honors society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, as the top 10 percent of her class. She then became a prosthodontic resident at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, earning a Master of Medical Science in Oral Biology with a Certificate in Prosthodontics. During her residency, Dr. Nguyen worked as an associate in a private office, oversaw dental students as a clinical instructor, and was promoted to Chief Resident. Dr. Nguyen has received many awards throughout her education for her research and clinical case presentations at national dental conferences. At these events, she showcased her favorite type of prosthetic treatment—highly esthetic surgical implant cases!      

Dr. Nguyen is trained in all facets of prosthodontics, from dentures, veneers, crown and bridges, to implant surgery. She is passionate about providing the highest patient care and became a prosthodontist to bring back smiles with her artistic and creative skills.

Dr. Nguyen loves giving back to her community. While obtaining her DDS, Dr. Nguyen volunteered at local schools and community centers in New York’s underserved communities. She also extended her passion for dentistry globally, where she provided dental care and education to children in Nicaragua, Mexico, and Nepal.

When she’s not busy volunteering, Dr. Nguyen enjoys traveling, trying new foods, quality time with her dogs Kai and Tahoe, snowboarding at North Star, and tackling DIY home improvements. As a born and raised Californian, her favorite food is In-N-Out!

Dr. Nguyen enjoys providing excellent prosthodontic care to the East Bay!