Dr. Marongiu, “Dr. Nick”, graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where he served as President of the Dental Student Association and Chair of the California Dental Association Student Delegation. He graduated with Honors in Implant Dentistry and was recipient of several awards, most notably, Clinical Excellence Award, Student Excellence Award, Prosthodontic Scholar Award, and Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Award.
Following graduation, he completed a General Practice Residency at the West Los Angeles Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital and postgraduate training at University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry. During his residency he provided comprehensive dental care to Veterans with emphasis in oral and maxillofacial surgery, implant dentistry and prosthodontics while completing licensure for oral conscious and intravenous conscious sedation to provide anxiety free dentistry to his patients.
Dr. Nick maintains hospital privileges at Scripps Memorial hospital and is adjunct faculty at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He is committed to education and having been involved with years of research during college and graduate school, Dr Nick continues to publish articles in national and international journals every year. He currently serves on several review boards dedicated to providing peer reviewed research and education to the profession and public. He has committed his professional career to achieving the best education available to better serve his patients and has recently achieved the title of ‘Accredited’ by the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry, becoming the one of less than 500 worldwide dentists to achieve this certification.
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Loma Linda University , School of Dentistry
Year of Graduation: 2010
West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs
Year of Graduation: 2011