Dr. Taylor Nakashima was born and raised in San Jose, California. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in psychobiology and doctor of dental surgery (DDS) degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry with honors. She continued her post-doctoral training at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center serving veterans and completing a year-long General Practice Residency.
Dr. Nakashima is a caring and friendly dental provider who prioritizes collaborating with patients to deliver customized treatments tailored to each patient’s needs. She has a gentle approach to dentistry and believes in providing minimally invasive treatment to achieve patients’ goals and support their dental health. She enjoys getting to know her patients and is always mindful of their experience, prioritizing their comfort during each visit. Dr. Nakashima is dedicated to continuing education and actively seeks opportunities to learn about current dental advances and technology. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Santa Clara County Dental Society.
In her spare time, Dr. Nakashima enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time outdoors with friends and family. Dr. Nakashima is excited to join our team and looks forward to meeting you!