About Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Jeffrey N. Nagel

    Dr. Jeffrey N. Nagel graduated with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry (UOP) in San Francisco, California. It was here he earned the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Award for Exceptional Interest in the Development of the Oro-Facial Complex, the AAO Foundation honor of A Case for the Future in the Vanguard Society, the Certificate of Excellence in Research for his study of cleft lip and palate, the Group Practice Award for outstanding patient care, compassion, and inspiration, and the Community Service Award.

    Following dental school, Dr. Jeff moved back to southern California where he began his postgraduate studies at UCLA, completing his orthodontic training and his Master of Science degree in Oral Biology. At UCLA, Dr. Jeff had the opportunity to treat complex craniofacial surgical patients, children, teenagers, and adults. In addition, Dr. Jeff is certified in Clear Aligner Therapy, offering the option of Invisalign to those patients who seek a clear alternative to braces. Today, Dr. Jeff works alongside his father, Dr. Norman Nagel, in both the Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks offices.

    Dr. Jeff grew up in the Conejo Valley playing AYSO soccer, surfing along the Ventura County coastline, and graduating from Thousand Oaks High School. His academics also include bachelor’s degrees in both biology and environmental studies from Sonoma State University, California and a master’s degree in geography from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

    Dr. Jeff continues to further his dental and orthodontic knowledge with continuing education courses and seminars. Away from the office, courses and community involvement, Dr. Jeff fulfills his love and time with his wonderful family.

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    We look forward to meeting you and discussing your treatment needs – because a smile is forever!

  • Dr.
    Norman J. Nagel (Retired)

    Dr. Norman J. Nagel has practiced his dental specialty of orthodontics in the Conejo Valley for over 40 years. He recognized the area as a safe, family-oriented community – important to a father of four young children. With offices in Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley, Dr. Nagel has continuously provided quality orthodontic care ('braces') to his patients – children as well as adults.

    Dr. Nagel received his education at Valparaiso University (Indiana) and earned his Bachelor of Science, Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Master of Science, and Certificate of Postdoctoral Training (Orthodontics) at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Following his formal education, he interned at the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California, and completed his military active duty in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Dr. Nagel remained active in the military, completing 38 years as a reserve officer with the Naval Reserve and California Army National Guard. He retired from the Guard in 2002 as a Colonel.

    Dr. Nagel is certified in 'Clear Aligner Therapy,' which includes Invisalign, providing 'invisible' braces to those patients that are able to wear the popular removable appliances.

    He has also been active in the community and his profession. He has served as an elected Trustee for the Community Colleges of Ventura County and is a Past President of the Thousand Oaks Rotary Club. In dentistry, he is a Past President of the Santa Barbara-Ventura County Dental Society and the California Association of Orthodontists. He has served as the President of his congregation at the Redeemer Lutheran Church and is currently a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. He has consulted for VAMC Los Angeles and Sepulveda and is currently a lecturer at the UCLA School of Dentistry.

    Dr. Nagel and his wife, Carol, enjoy time with their children and grandchildren. They believe that Ventura County is a wonderful area to raise a family and remain active in their church and community. Never one to 'slow down,' Dr. Nagel and his staff enjoy working with all ages, helping each and every patient achieve healthier, brighter smiles.

    'When you smile, we smile,' is Dr. Nagel's motto. Treating the children of former patients (when they were children) is a great tribute to the care and attention that Dr. Nagel and his experienced staff provide to their patients.

    Above all, Dr. Nagel wishes to thank Ventura County for providing him and his staff with 30 wonderful years.

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