Josephine Yang, DDS
Josephine Yang, DDS – Sleep Apnea/Snoring treatment, TMJ/Craniofacial Pain, Orthodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Yang graduated from the USC School of Dentistry in 1982 with the distinguished Omnicron Kappa Epsilon academic award. She dedicated her time as a clinical assistant professor at USC for 9 years, receiving a teaching excellence award from her students twice. With over 25 years of experience in dentistry, she continues to further her education in advanced cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, chirodontics, TMJ disorders, and sleep apnea/snoring treatment. Her approach to treatment is holistic, looking beyond the teeth alone and treating the body as a whole.
Dr. Yang uses high-tech equipment to assist her in the diagnosis and treatment of her patients. She has a passion for dentistry and has been able to lecture to her dental colleagues on the latest advances in diagnostic tools used for TMJ disorders.
Her professional memberships include:
- American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
- American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
- American Academy of Functional Orthodontics
- International Academy of Orthodontics
- Certified Practitioner for LVI Cosmetics, Lumineers™ and Invisalign™
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Yang thrills audiences performing both traditional and modern dances at charity events.
Paul Chu, DDS
Paul Chu, DDS – Periodontics & Implants
Dr. Chu has been practicing dentistry for over 35 years. After graduating from the USC School of Dentistry in 1982, he continued his specialty training at USC for an additional two years to become a periodontist, a specialist that deals with the treatment of the diseases associated with the gums and bones – the foundation of a healthy smile. Dr. Chu was a clinical assistant professor for the department of periodontology at USC and an assistant professor at Loma Linda where he taught at the graduate and post-graduate levels.
Through continuing education courses to stay current with the latest techniques, he offers patients the latest in bone grafts and dental implant procedures. This has helped many of his patients restore their smile and function to levels that were not possible with their traditional dentures. Because of his gentle and compassionate touch, many of Dr. Chu’s patients travel hundreds of miles to be treated by him.
Dr. Chu’s hobbies include cooking, stamp collecting, gardening, and being an avid lover of orchids.
Victor Chu, DDS
Victor Chu, DDS – General & Cosmetic Dentistry, Sleep Apnea, TMJ disorders, implants
Dr. Victor has been practicing dentistry for nearly a decade. As the son of Dr. Chu and Dr. Yang, he grew up with a deep understanding of helping people through dentistry. He received his degree at the UCLA School of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Vic attended a one-year general practice residency at the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was trained to handle severely medically compromised patients as well as patients with facial traumas that affected their dentition. During this residency, Dr. Vic gave several continuing education lectures to the local dental community and had an article published in the Hawaii Dental Journal on the effects of bisphosphonate treatment on dental patients.
Dr. Vic is dedicated to helping dental students understand the true heart behind the dental profession by taking them on dental mission trips to underserved countries.
In his free time, Dr. Vic enjoys cooking and escaping to the mountains to snowboard.
Tammy Huang, DMD, MPH
Tammy Huang, DMD, MPH – General and Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Huang joined Chu & Yang Dental in 2013 and she is the newest dentist to join the practice. She studied public health at Loma Linda University, School of Public Health before entering dental school. She received her dental degree at Western University, College of Dental Medicine, as part of the inaugural class. After graduation, Dr. Huang worked in an underserved area in Central California before joining Dr. Chu and Dr. Yang’s private practice in Orange County. In 2014, Dr. Huang joined the dental faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor at Western University, College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Huang’s true passion lies in helping those in need. She is a volunteer dentist at Lestonnac Dental Clinic, a clinic that serves the underprivileged community. She is also excited about participating in medical mission trips abroad.
In her free time, Dr. Huang enjoys yoga, kickboxing, scuba diving, and collecting all things Hello Kitty.