Dr. Daniel Nam, DDS

Dr. Daniel Nam, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Daniel Nam, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He practices dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

Daniel S. Nam DDS

2976 Summit St Ste 201

Oakland, CA 94609
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Employee Benefits
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Nam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nam "Dr. Daniel Nam is a graduate of the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. He has made a happy home of the Bay Area after graduation, and currently practices in both Oakland and San Francisco. He is Korean-American and a 2nd generation dentist. His father practiced dentistry in Los Angeles for many years before retiring last year to start a new adventure in philanthropy. Dr. Nam has learned to direct his own passion for helping others into expanding access to dental care to those most in need in our society. He tirelessly gives his time and resources to local free clinics and has worked in many large scale free clinics world-wide. Recently, he accepted a position as a board member of the new Remote Area Medical California division. Remote Area Medical has been holding free clinics across the country and around the world for decades, and Dr. Nam is helping to create a permanent branch in California. In his personal life, Dr. Nam enjoys golfing, basketball, skiing and travel. Music is a huge part of his life. His undergraduate degree from UCLA is a BA in piano performance and he sings in a classical choir (Angeleschorale.org) each year. Dr. Nam also loves good food and wine of all types, and greatly appreciates the bounty of such things in the Bay Area."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nam "Our mission is to support and develop a lifetime of oral health by treating and educating our patients and community."

10  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

18  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • U.C.L.A.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of The Pacific / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • American Dental Association Diversity In Leadership Institute
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nam has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Korean
  • Mien

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nam to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Nam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Nam is beyond perfect he works with his patients with or without insurance I would recommend anyone to him
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