General Practice Residency (PGY-1), VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA
D.D.S., University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
B.A., Neuroscience, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
California License (Active)
DEA License (Active)
Level I Laser Certification Course, World Clinical Laser Institute
Aug 2010- 2014
Associate Dentist, Mission Valley Dental Center: Provided care in a family practice setting to patients ranging in age from 2 to over 90 years old. Clinical skills include rotary endo with warm vertical condensation, surgical extractions, restorative, composite veneers, invisalign, multi unit implant retained restorations, hygiene.
Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Dentistry: Coached 3rd year dental students in the predoctoral clinic. 1st year operative, 2nd year crown and bridge, and 3rd year Implant seminar instructor.
General Practice Resident, VA Long Beach Healthcare System: Provided comprehensive care to medically compromised patients in hospital-based dental clinic. Clinical experience included: full mouth rehabilitation cases with single and multi-unit fixed implant retained restorations, complete and partial prosthesis, locator retained overdentures, surgical extractions, alveoloplasty, implant placement, rotary endo with warm vertical obturation.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Second Place at ICOI Summer Implant Prosthetic Symposium Table Top and Poster Presentation
Comprehensive Patient Care Award, UCLA School of Dentistry, given to four graduating seniors for excellence in patient care.
Dean’s List, UCLA School of Dentistry for performing in the top 5-10% of the class in various courses and clinic sessions
First-Year Distinction, Wellesley College
National Merit Finalist
UCLA Straumann Dental Implant Center
Principal Investigator: Dr. Long Tee Yong
Assisted in data collection and analysis for a study on the reliability of resonance frequency analysis on prediction of dental implant success. Findings presented at Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Association of Oral and Maxilofacial Surgeons and awarded 1st place at Nobel Biocare World Tour 2008.
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yan He Lue
Bred and karyotyped mice to develop an XXY mouse model for Klinefelter’s syndrome. Co- authored abstract named “Over-expression of survivin and activation of caspase 3 contribute to exogenous testosterone-induced germ cell apoptosis in rats.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of American Society of Andrology on March 29-April 1, 2003.
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Conversational Mandarin, Dental Spanish