Meet the Doctor
Rick Q. Vu, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Rick Q. Vu is originally from California, where he double majored in Criminology and Psychology, with a minor in Biology at the Fresno State University. He initially wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement, but his father who is also a dentist persuaded him to follow his lead. After passing numerous obstacles and challenges, he came to Nashville to attend dental school.
Dr. Rick Q. Vu earned his D.D.S. degree from Meharry Medical College located in Nashville in May of 2001. In order to develop his skills as a practitioner, he attended a post-doctoral program known as GPR or “General practitioner Residency” at Meharry Medical College.
In June 2013, Dr. Vu attained the status of “fellow” at the Academy of General Dentistry. The title FAGD has been recognized by other general dentists as a leader and exemplifies to other dentists the importance of quality continuing dental education to patient care. It signifies that a general dentist went above and beyond their duties as a practitioner: Currently, Dr. Vu is working on his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry. In addition, in August 2013, Dr. Vu attained the status of "Fellow" at the International Dental Implant Association. He earned this distinction while in the Dominican Republic helping out the under-served.
Dr. Rick Q. Vu has numerous memberships including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, International Dental Implant Association, Tennessee Dental Association, the ICOI or International Congress of Oral Implantologist and a member of the Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce . He loves the community for which he serves which is evident in the praise and salutations that patients give. When he is not busy creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Vu enjoys gardening, being fit, sports and traveling, and especially spending time with his two kids.