A graduate of the prestigious University of Southern California (USC), she prides herself in providing the patient with the best possible dental care. There she received two awards for Clinical Excellence and Dental Morphology, top honors for her graduating class.
Dr. Nguyen continues to keep abreast of the most current advancements that dentistry has to offer, taking 20 hours beyond the state continuing education requirements. Courses include: Advance Concepts in Cosmetic Dentistry for Smile Design, Invisalign - state of the art teeth straightening, Digital radiography and Exceptional Dentures.
Giving to the community is also a priority to Dr. Nguyen, serving underprivileged adults and children by providing them with care not otherwise found. She is active in her church supporting community projects in the Sacramento region.
She is also fortunate to have a wonderful supportive family. Her husband takes time from his Insurance business to make sure the dental practice is technically sound and running smoothly. They have two young daughters and enjoy watching them participate in swimming team and roller skating competition.
Dr. Nguyen complies with strict OSHA and state infection control standards. She is also a member of Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Sacramento Dental District Society.
Dr. Lachappell was born and raised in the Philippines where she received her dental degree from Centro Escolar University in 1997. In 2007, she received her U.S. license after attending special training in UCLA and other dental training programs. Having over 15 years of experience and continuing education, she continues to expand her horizon.
“I fell in love with dentistry since day one in college. I love that not only am I treating patients, it’s a source of accomplishment and good feel whenever I see the results of my work and gaining that friendship and trust of every person I treat. I come to work each day with a strong passion to meet each patient’s individual needs, eager to help and share this gift I was blessed with.”
Dr. Lachappell loves working on patients of every age in all aspects of dentistry. She is loved for her gentle touch, eye for esthetics and expertise in teeth extraction.
Dr. Lachappell is also actively involved in her church as a Sunday school teacher where she utilizes her love for music and caring for children. She sings and plays different kinds of instrument and enjoys participating in her church’s charity events.
Dr. Lachappell is a member of American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Sacramento Dental District Society since 2007.
Most of all Dr. Lachappell is grateful for her loving and supportive husband in being a true partner in raising 2 very active boys.
Jaime Phan - Treatment coordinator