Meet Daryn T. Nishikawa, DDS
Dentist in Torrance, CA
Dr. Daryn Nishikawa earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California (USC).
After completing his graduate degree at USC, he went on to complete a General Practice Residency at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) at the Ronald Reagan Hospital. There he received special training in hospital-based dentistry, which included treating and managing severely medically compromised patients, and caring for patients with Special Needs.
After residency, he has volunteered his time teaching at the USC School of Dentistry and working in private practice. In early 2016, he aided in developing the dental clinic at SpaceX in the City of Hawthorne, where he was the lead (solo) dentist for two and a half years. Since the summer of 2018, Dr. Daryn has enjoyed becoming the owner of his practice where he continues to cater towards those with Special Needs and the general public of the South Bay.
Furthermore, Dr. Daryn has been active in Sports Dentistry, volunteering his time and serving as the Associate Team Dentist for the MLS Chivas USA team (2012-2015), and MLS Los Angeles Football Club (2018- present). He is also an active volunteer Dentist for the United States Olympics and Paralympic Committee.
To always provide the highest quality in dental care, Dr. Daryn Nishikawa continues to further his education through continuing education courses and seminars. Also, he is an active member of the dental community and belongs to several dental organizations, including:
- Western Los Angeles Dental Society (Southern Territory Representative)
- California Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- Special Care Dentistry Association
- Academy for Sports Dentistry
- International Association of Dental Traumatology
Born and raised in Southern California and a native of the South Bay, Dr. Daryn and his wife, Dr. Camille (a Pediatric Dentist), currently reside in Torrance. They enjoy being parents to their son, Broderick (“Brodie”),and when not changing diapers, they all enjoy spending their time with their rescue dog, Harvey, and going on hikes. Drs. Daryn and Camille also enjoy playing golf; traveling; going to USC football, Dodgers, Lakers, and LAFC games; and simply spending time with their families. You will usually find them strolling through the Riviera Village on the weekends.