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Our Difference

It’s all about you.

We’re here to provide expert, one-on-one care that's fully tailored to you. From your first consultation to your very last visit, Dr. Nguyen provides the personalized attention you and your smile deserve.

Why choose us?

Fully Focused On You

From your first consultation to your last treatment check-in visit, Dr. Nguyen is with you every step of the way to ensure you get the beautiful, strong smile you deserve.

Cutting-Edge Care

Goopy impressions are a thing of the past thanks to our digital scanner. This tech allows us to craft the precise mold of your teeth to create your aligners. It’s just another way we keep your treatment easy and comfortable.

Easy Online Scheduling & Fast Treatment Times

We get it — you’re busy! That’s why we offer easy online scheduling and speedy appointments so you spend less time stressing and more time smiling.

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Modern Office

A stiff and sterile office isn’t really our vibe. From our Instagram selfie wall to the sleek, modern finishes throughout the space, every inch of our practice is designed to help you enjoy your visit.

Get to know

Dr. Minh Nguyen

Making Epic Smiles A Reality

There are no shortcuts or cutting corners when it comes to caring for your oral health. That’s why Dr. Nguyen is committed to collaborating with you on the journey toward making your best smile come to life.

Dr. Minh Nguyen

Growing up in Sterling, Virginia, Dr. Minh Nguyen pursued his undergraduate studies at James Madison University and went on to attend Virginia Commonwealth University for graduate school. He then went on to receive his dental education at Howard University in Washington, DC, graduating magna cum laude and earning numerous distinguished awards. During his Orthodontic Residency Program at West Virginia University, he was appointed Chief Orthodontic Resident by the department faculty.

Dr. Nguyen is driven by his mission to help people reach their full potential in all areas of life. He understands the transformative impact that orthodontic treatment can have on an individual's confidence. In addition to his private practice work, Dr. Nguyen is a lead dental consultant for CFS Dental Division. He proudly provides seminars on financial planning and student loans to dental residency programs nationwide.

When he’s not crafting smiles, Dr. Nguyen loves working out and participating in CrossFit. He also has a passion for American football, having played in high school and coached high school football. Dr. Nguyen is eager to explore new destinations and travel extensively in the near future.

Fun facts

  • Dr. Nguyen is a Marvel superfan! His all-time favorite Marvel character is Ironman.
  • He’s a proud dog dad to an adorable pup, Rocket (named after the Guardians of the Galaxy Character)
  • Dr. Nguyen is Loudoun-local!

National Speaker

Dr. Minh Nguyen

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Dental Dummies Podcast

When Dr. Nguyen isn’t straightening your smile, you can also catch him on his podcast, Dental Dummies! Alongside Joe, Dr. Nguyen provides tips, resources, and ideas to help dentists navigate the intricacies of practice ownership.

Crimson Media: Dental Practice Launch Podcast

Dr. Minh Nguyen shares his journey of starting his orthodontic practice, including the challenges he faced, the strategies he employed, and the lessons he learned along the way.

The New Dentist Coach Show

Dr. Minh spills the beans on everything from the application process to his wildest experiences during the residency years. He also dives into what he loved the most and the toughest challenges he faced along the way.

Meet the team

We completely understand that coming in for treatment can be a little anxiety-inducing — it’s not every day you go to the orthodontist! That’s why our team is fully committed to making sure you feel right at home in our space. We’re in your corner to answer any questions you may have and ensure you are comfortable and taken care of during your visit.
What to expect

Your first visit


Free Consultation

Dr. Nguyen will invite you to our office to take a look at your smile, discuss any issues, and share your smile goals.


Treatment Planning

Next, Dr. Nguyen will ​​develop a personalized treatment plan based on your specific needs and preferences.



Depending on your treatment, you’ll stop by our office for regular check-ins to make sure you’re on track for your dream smile.

How we give back

Excelsior Orthodontics is proud to support DECA, an organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs at Purcellville high schools through marketing, finance, hospitality, and management courses.

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