Dr. Christine M. Nguyen, OTD, OTR/L, SWC

Dr. Christine M. Nguyen, OTD, OTR/L, SWC is a board-certified and licensed occupational therapist. She received her Doctor of Occupational Therapy Degree from the University of Southern California in 2010. She currently works in private practice in San Marino, where she serves as the Director and Founder of The Center for Infant Tethered Oral Ties™, in a shared location with San Marino Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Nguyen’s scope of practice may include pre and post oral motor frenectomy therapy, feeding therapy [breastfeeding, bottle-feeding, transition to solids], evaluating and providing therapy for failure to thrive, torticollis, plagiocephaly, and any related developmental diagnoses. Her emphasis is the quality of a baby’s sleeping, breathing, feeding, and functional mobility. She is passionate about teaching for conferences, schools, private practices, or parent groups, and mentoring clinicians in the field of infant care. Dr. Nguyen’s approach is trans-disciplinary; she takes pride in her thorough evaluations, communication with team members, and collaboration with her families.

Her primary goal with the Center is to simplify the plan of care for short-term, aggressive therapy, effective results, and a comprehensive home program.

Besides running her practice, Dr. Nguyen began a video interview series for all social media outlets. The series will highlight tongue tie from every perspective including provider collaboration, parent testimonials, baby demonstrations, and candid conversations with parents. The purpose is to bring light, education, and information for everyone regarding the importance of sleeping, breathing, feeding, and mobility.


Financial: Christine Nguyen is receiving a speaker fee from TalkTools for this course.

Non-Financial: Christine has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.