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Empathetic General Dentist—Aspen Hill, MD 

Get to Know
Dr. Tuan Ta

Dr. Tuan Ta says that one of the most rewarding things about his job is helping his patients become happy and confident about their smiles. He also likes seeing the relief on people’s faces once he has gotten them out of pain. Dr. Tuan Ta strives to make his patients’ lives better at each appointment, so he can’t wait to meet you! To start getting to know him, read on below.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Tuan Ta was drawn to dentistry because he saw that it would give him the opportunity to provide care and education to both the local and global communities. He strives to help his patients achieve and maintain excellent oral-systemic health, be free of pain, and feel great about their appearance. Out of all the medical fields, dentistry seemed to him like the best way to achieve these goals.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Tuan Ta earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from George Mason University before enrolling at the Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington DC. After graduating from dental school, he completed a one-year General Practice Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center to further his education and training.

He rigorously pursues continuing education through professional organizations such as the:

  • American Dental Association
  • Nebraska Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Outside of work, Dr. Tuan Ta enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing soccer, and trying new foods/restaurants.