Nelson T. Yen, DDS, MS

Dr. Yen grew up locally in Placentia, CA. After completing his periodontal specialty training at UCLA, he joined Dr. Clem in 2002 to become partners at Regenerative Solutions. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Yen lectures on the topics of bone and soft tissue regeneration and implant dentistry. He also serves on the Dental Board of California as an Intravenous Conscious Sedation Evaluator as well as the Orange County Dental Society Peer Review Committee.

“I strive to make every appointment for my patients a positive experience by combining compassionate periodontal care with sophisticated surgical skills. By working together with referring dentists and physicians, our priority is to establish lifelong oral and overall health for our patients.”

Dr. Yen also enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids as well as being active in his church.


UCLA School of Dentistry Certificate in Postgraduate Periodontics
UCLA School of Dentistry Masters of Science in Oral Biology
UCLA School of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery
UCLA Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry 

Honors And Awards:

Board Certified, American Board of Periodontology                                                                         Outstanding California Periodontal Resident, California Society of Periodontists 
Omicron Kappa Upsilon - National Honorary Scholastic Award
Outstanding UCLA Senior Dental Student Award, California Dental Association
American Academy of Periodontology Annual Student Award 
UCLA School of Dentistry Oral Biology Award

Professional Affiliations