Dr. Michael Nugent

Top Pasadena Texas DentistMichael Nugent DDS

Dr. Michael Nugent DDS was raised in Lubbock, Texas. He went to Texas Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology with minors in Chemistry and German. He then matriculated to the University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch were her earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. Dr. Nugent worked for several years in Houston before coming out to Pasadena. He LOVES the people in the greater Pasadena area. Dr. Nugent is down to earth, honest and easy going. His personality is a great fit for the wonderful patients he serves.

Dr. Nugent loves dentistry. Concepts and ideas that he learned in Dental School have already changed. Dr. Nugent is a Continuing Education Junkie. He routinely amasses five to six times the required hours of continuing education per year. You want a dentist that is knowledgeable and current with the latest dental technologies. Dr. Nugent has a strong interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants and Sedation Dentistry.

Dr. Nugent is married to Dr. Beth Chasen MD. She is a board certified in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. She holds joint positions as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Department of Diagnostic Radiology at MD Anderson Cancer Center. And yes, Dr. Nugent is totally aware that he “married up.” Beth and Michael have two daughters.

Dr. Michael Nugent

Dr. Nugent’s main hobby is riding dirt bikes. Dr. Nugent got a late start riding and bought his first dirt bike when he was 28 years old. Dr. Nugent has been lucky enough to ride in multiple states and even in Mexico. Dr. Nugent has a 2004 KTM EXC four stroke and a 2006 KTM 300 XCW two stroke. For more information about Dr. Nugent and his off road adventures visit Dirt Bike Dentist.

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After Dr. Nugent’s second daughter was born his dirt bike time was drastically reduced. He needed a new hobby. What better hobby for a Texan then shooting guns.

Dr. Nugent purchased a .22 rifle and pistol and was hooked. Dr. Nugent does not hunt but the paper targets at PCS gun range fear Dr. Nugent. Visit Shooting Dentist.

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In 2016, Dr. Nugent started taking Brazillian Jiu Jitsu class and is currently a blue belt.

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Lastly, Dr. Nugent loves to play online video games. He plays FPS after the kids go to bed. See PC Gaming Dentist.

See why Dr. Nugent has been voted Best Pasadena Texas Dentist multiple times. Call us today at 713-941-8261 or visit us at 3421 Burke Rd Ste A, Pasadena, Texas 77504.