Meet The Doctors
Thoa Nguyen, DDS
Dr. Thoa received her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and specialty degree in Pediatric Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Thoa maintains an active Pediatric Dental practice in Issaquah, Washington. She is an active member of the Seattle Pediatric Dental Study Club, Washington State Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She was an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Washington Pediatric Department from 2000 to 2018. She teaches both graduate and post-graduate students in all facets of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Thoa is a pediatric dental specialist with expanded capabilities in Orthodontics, she is not an orthodontist.
Dr. Thoa resides on Mercer Island with her husband, Kevin. They have one cat and one giant Neapolitan Mastiff. She is an active competitor and coach in Taekwondo.
Scott Okino, DDS
Dr. Scott Okino is an Issaquah native growing up in the Eastgate area just south of Bellevue. Dr. Scott attended the University of Washington for both his undergraduate studies and dental school. He has made it his mission to stay on top of the latest techniques in restoring your smile and providing the most comfortable care possible. He takes pride in trying to educate his patients about their oral health as much as possible in order to make the best informed decisions. Dr. Scott is a member of the Washington Academy of General Dentistry. He spent 5 years teaching at the UW Dental School in the 3rd and 4th year dental clinic. He is an avid soccer player and enjoys most outdoor activities. He lives in Seattle with his wife Teaessa, their eight year old daughter Sierra and their Goldendoodle, Rocky. He really enjoys traveling.
Subashinee Vaidyanathan, DDS
This is Dr. V – (Subashinee Vaidyanathan, pronounced Su-bash-nee Vy-dia-nathan).
Dr. V has always had a passion for healthcare and derives immense joy in helping patients build a healthy, brilliant smile. She ensures that every patient of his is treated with the utmost consideration and their individual care needs are best met by the most appropriate treatment plan for them. She strives to provide a comfortable and trustworthy environment for her patients, where they can feel secure and respected. Dentistry is not only her vocation, but also her passion and she always aims to provide the highest quality dental care.
Dr. V’s experiences shadowing at a dental office gave her a deeper understanding of how dentists help patients put their best smile forward and improve their overall quality of life. This led her to pursue a career in dentistry. Her years of dental school in India and in the United States were an amazing learning experience and helped shape her into who she is today. She has a passion to learn and keep herself updated on current dental practices. She is continually updating her dental learning to provide her patients with the best dental care.
Dr. V graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Sri Ramachandra University in 2014 where she was first class with honors. She then practiced as an associate for 3 years, before pursuing an Internationally Trained Dental Program at the University of Michigan. She has always been committed to giving back to the community and has been a part of multiple campaigns to provide better dental services to communities in rural and otherwise underserved areas.
Dr. V is excited to be here in Washington state with her husband and their cats, and to have the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. She enjoys baking, hiking, and gardening, and is a classically trained Veena (an Indian stringed instrument) player.