Meet Dr. Nam

Dr. Nam is an accomplished dental professional with an impressive educational background and extensive experience in prosthodontics. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the esteemed University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. Furthering his specialization, Dr. Nam pursued a Certificate in Prosthodontics along with a Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D.) degree from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry.

Currently, Dr. Nam holds the position of Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the UCSF School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Additionally, he serves as a Consultant Faculty position at the NYU Langone Health AEGD Program. From 2011 to 2013, he also contributed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

Dr. Nam maintains active membership in various professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the Mid-Peninsula Dental Society, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and the American College of Prosthodontics. He is dedicated to staying at the forefront of his field and has been invited to deliver lectures both nationally and internationally. Additionally, Dr. Nam has published numerous articles in professional journals, further demonstrating his commitment to advancing dental knowledge and practices.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Nam enjoys a range of hobbies and interests. He relishes traveling, capturing moments through photography, indulging in dining experiences, playing golf, and participating in various outdoor sports. These activities are often shared with his wife and son, allowing him to find a balanced and fulfilling life outside of dentistry.

Dr. Nam’s dedication to excellence, expertise in prosthodontics, and active involvement in academia and professional associations make him a highly respected and sought-after dental practitioner.

Dr. Nam’s Publications:

1. Nam J, Aranyarachkul P. Achieving the Optimal Peri-Implant Soft Tissue Profile by the Selective Pressure Method via Provisional Restorations in the Esthetic Zone. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2015;27:136-144

2. Nam J, Tokutomi H. Using zirconia-based prosthesis in a complete-mouth reconstruction treatment for worn dentition with the altered vertical dimension of occlusion. J Prostate Dent. 2015;113:81-85

3. Nam J, Janakievski J, Raigrodski AJ. Complete transition from failing restorations to implant-supported fixed prostheses in a patient with Scleroderma. Compendium. 2012;33:746-756

4. Nam J, Raigrodski AJ, Heindl H. Utilization of multiple restorative materials in full-mouth rehabilitation: a clinical report. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2008;20(4):251-63

5. Jung Nam, Scott G Cohen, Soojin Kim, Clinical treatment planning Case 48, Seattle Study Club Journal, 2006;11(2):10-14

6. Jung Nam, Scott G Cohen, Soojin Kim, Active treatment planning Case 48, Seattle Study Club Journal, 2007;11(3):11-16

7. Nam J, Raigrodski AJ, Townsend J, Lepe X, Mancl LA. Assessment of preference of mixing techniques and duration of mixing and tray loading for two viscosities of vinyl polysiloxane material. J Prosthet Dent. 2007;97(1):12-17