Dr. Young is a board certified diplomate and serves on the board of Directors for the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
Additionally, Dr. Young is a contributor for the ADBA Oral Board Exam Committee and also serves as an Oral Board Examiner. Throughout his training, Dr. Young has actively participated in student education by teaching and lecturing for courses encompassing local anesthesia, medical emergencies, and sedation/general anesthesia concepts.
Dr. Young is a published author in notable scientific journals including, Anesthesia Progress and Special Care in Dentistry. He has also presented research both nationally and internationally.
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Dr. Yen grew up in Northern California’s Bay Area, and then traveled to Southern California to pursue his undergraduate studies in Physiology from UCLA. He attended dental school at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and graduated Summa Cum Laude.
During his studies, Dr. Yen has actively participated in multiple research projects, including DNA repair mechanisms, anesthetic drug profiling, and novel ophthalmic protein characterization.
Dr. Yen is a board-certified diplomate, a director in the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and an oral board examiner, all of which allow him to make ongoing contributions towards maintaining and elevating a high standard of practice in the field of Dental Anesthesiology. Dr. Yen also lectures to various student groups and courses, and contributes continuing education review articles in the “Anesthesia Progress” journal. Dr. Yen is passionate about serving pediatric and special needs patients, because they are usually the most likely to miss out on dental treatment due to fear and apprehension. In fact, he travels to Nicaragua every year to provide anesthesia to those with extremely limited access to care.
Dr. Yen’s hobbies include exploring the outdoors, traveling to find new dishes, and watching the San Jose Sharks.