All professionals at Warm Springs Children Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr Yang is passionate about providing the best quality of dental care to children of all ages while creating a rewarding and stress-free experience for the parents and their children.
Dr Yang completed her Pediatric Dentistry Specialty training from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry, and her doctoral degree from University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry. Dr Yang has extensive years of experiences not only in pediatric dentistry and hospital dentistry, but also in the dental research and academic communities. She stays at the forefront of pediatric dentistry by being an active contributor in dental research publications, book chapters, journal reviews, as well as learning the innovativ clinical approaches.
Dr Yang is the recipient of the prestigious UCSF Pediatric Dentistry Excellence in Dental Care of Pediatric Disabled Patient Award, awarded to only one recipient each year. Additionally, she is awarded numerous research awards from UCSF, USC, and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She holds the UCSF Medical Center Hospital Privilege and is a Health Science Clinical Assistant Professor at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and UCSF School of Dentistry.
Dr Yang is an active member the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the International Association for Dental Research. She is board-certified and is a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Community wise, Dr Yang serves as one of the five board members of the UCSF Pediatric Alumni Board of Directors, and as a committee member at the UCSF Children's Oral Health Research Center, the world renown research center dedicating to children's oral health.
Dr Yang loves photography, drawing and painting, Zumba, Yoga, traveling around the world to experience new cultures, and spending time with her husband and family.
Dr. Jonathan (Jon) Hurng was born in Lafayette, Louisiana but grew up in Cupertino, California. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a B.S. in Bioengineering. Dr. Hurng received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). While at UCSF, Dr. Hurng combined his engineering and dental training to collaborate with material scientists from the Stanford University Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. He has since published several scientific papers in national journals on dental orthopedics.
After dental school, Dr. Hurng completed his general practice residency at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he then served as a predoctoral faculty member. Dr. Hurng went on to complete his specialty training in pediatric dentistry through the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Ronald Reagan Hospital along with a Master of Public Health. During his free time Dr. Hurng enjoys watching movies, traveling, kickboxing, and playing video games with his wife, Joy. Dr. Hurng is thankful to be a member of the Columbia Dental healthcare team and aims to provide quality care to children throughout the Bay Area communities.