Alice Chen, DDS, MDS
Dr. Alice Chen graduated from Shanghai 2nd Medical University and the University of Washington Dental School. She has been practicing dentistry in the Renton area since 1998. Her educational background in Medicine, coupled with her post-graduate training in Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology fellowship at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and the University of Washington Medical Center, gives her the knowledge and experience of treating every patient’s oral health with a comprehensive approach.
Dr. Chen treats her patients as if they were members of her own family – in fact, many of her patients have become close friends! Dr. Chen is well known for her wonderful chair side manner, soft-spoken, caring spirit and gentle touch.
Dr. Chen is passionate about taking continuing education courses in every aspect of dentistry to keep up with new information and technology, especially in cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry. She strives to build life-long relationships with her patients and provide dental care that combines esthetics, function and longevity. Dr. Chen is an active member of several study clubs and a part-time clinical faculty member at the University of Washington.
Dr. Ahsen Nadeem earned his dental degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry and feels blessed to practice in the state he calls home! Born in Pakistan and having immigrated to Washington at the age of three, Dr. Nadeem grew up in
Anacortes and Auburn before moving to Seattle for his undergraduate and professional studies.
Dr. Nadeem’s dental philosophy revolves around treating his patients like family and building lasting relationships. Coming to the dentist isn’t always easy, which is why Dr. Nadeem is committed to individualizing his care to promote oral health in a friendly and comfortable manner. Whether you seek a basic dental check up or need more advanced restorative, cosmetic or orthodontic procedures, Dr. Nadeem will ensure you are taken care of from start to finish. Dr. Nadeem also considers dentistry first and foremost to be a service and so beyond his work at our practice, he volunteers for Medical Teams International on a bimonthly basis to provide free dental care for the under served around the Greater Puget Sound.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Nadeem lives with his wife Sarah and their two cats – Nala and Simba! They enjoy exploring the outdoors, playing Settlers of Catan, and watching reruns of “The Office” and “Harry Potter.” Dr. Nadeem also finds great joy from the weekly youth group he runs in Redmond – an experience that always leaves him with great hope for the future!
Mika Matsumoto, DDS
Dr. Mika Matsumoto earned her doctorate from the University of Washington School of Dentistry and is excited to call Seattle her new home! Dr. Mika was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s in Biology.
During college, Dr. Mika worked as a tutor in organic chemistry. While in Dental School, Dr. Mika was selected by her professors to mentor and teach underclassmen how to successfully perform fillings, crowns and denture procedures. She is passionate about educating patients on their oral health. Dr. Mika’s philosophy is to teach and advise patients about dentistry and recommend proactive preventative care. She is dedicated to helping each patient understand their oral health needs and offer guidance on how to reach their goals. Whether it is a simple procedure or a complex restorative case, Dr. Mika wants patients to feel comfortable, welcome and understood.
When Dr Mika is not in the office treating patients, she enjoys her free time cooking delicious meals. Whether it is making home style dishes from Hawaii or developing new recipes, you can find her in the kitchen plating dishes to perfection!