Yuki Lu, DDS

Dr. Yuki Lu, a skilled cosmetic dentist practicing at Pearl Dentistry in West Covina, California, is renowned for her friendly and warm approach with patients. She places a strong emphasis on providing personalized attention to each individual under her care.

Having earned her undergraduate degree with Honors in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Lu furthered her education by obtaining a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry. Dr. Lu is dedicated to cosmetic dentistry and is a certified Invisalign provider. Her proficiency in cosmetic dental procedures such as porcelain crowns and veneers, coupled with her expertise in Invisalign, showcases her commitment to helping patients achieve optimal oral health while enhancing their smiles discreetly and comfortably. Additionally, her expertise extends to pediatric dentistry, where she excels in creating a calming and relaxed environment for young patients during their dental visits.

Actively engaged in professional organizations, Dr. Lu is a member of the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society, California Dental Association, and American Dental Association.

Allen Huang, MD, DDS

Allen Huang is a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon who sub-specializes in treating patients with sleep disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea. He is board certified by both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM).

He completed his undergraduate studies in biology and psychology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Upon graduation, he attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his dental training. It was during that time that he became interested in maxillofacial reconstruction, which prompted him to pursue his dreams of becoming an oral surgeon. This ultimately led him back to Los Angeles, where he would go on to earn his medical degree and complete his oral & maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Southern California (USC). During his training, he had extensive experience in anesthesia, trauma, emergency medicine, craniofacial surgery, reconstructive surgery, and dentoalveolar / implant surgery.

Upon completion of residency, he was was accepted as a clinical instructor and fellow within the Stanford University Department of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery. It was here that he expanded his surgical skills to include functional nasal surgery / rhinoplasty, skeletal / jaw surgery, and neurostimulator surgery for treatment of sleep apnea.

He has authored numerous textbook chapters and published his work in leading journals within the field. His clinical interest include maxillofacial reconstruction, skeletal surgery for jaw deformities, and nasal surgery fo improve breathing.

He is currently an assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Southern California.

Gabreal Shamtoub, DDS

Dr. Gabreal Shamtoub received his dental degree from NYU College of Dentistry. He then completed a General Practice Residency at Lincoln Medical Center treating patients who required complex dental treatment, which included dental trauma and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr Shamtoub’s desire to help people save their natural teeth and smile led him to choose Endodontics as a specialty. Dr Shamtoub completed his specialty training in Endodontics from USC School of Dentistry. Dr Shamtoub’s goal is to provide high quality root canal treatments to restore his patients’ oral health, function and smile.

Connie

Connie, our hygienist, is a southern California native but also lived in Las Vegas for 17 years. She obtained an AS degree in Dental Hygiene at College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, after her BS degree in Healthcare administration in Phoenix University. She had extensive continuing education courses in Orthodontics, Periodontics, TMJ, Infection Control, Ergonomics, HIPAA, and Pathology . Connie enjoys educating patients on dental health and helping patients gain a confident healthy smile. She is passionate about helping patients feel comfortable and have ownership of their overall health.

Connie is the oldest of 10 brothers and sisters and she has three children. When she is not working, she enjoys gardening, farming, and traveling.

Jing Li

Jing is a licensed and board certified dental hygienist who graduated from the Cypress College Dental Hygiene Program as an Honor student with The Western Society of Periodontology Student Periodontology Award. Originally from China, Jing studied Pharmacy in University and went on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Toho University in Japan. After moving to California, Jing wanted to continue her career in health science and helping people so she decided to pursue the dental hygiene certification. Jing keeps updating her knowledge on a daily basis. Her diverse cultural background allows her to provide her patients the most accurate information possible, while her extensive knowledge in dental hygiene and health science ensures her patients are in good hands. When not working, Jing enjoys exploring the world, finding delicious foods and tasty drinks around the globe and sharing her experiences with friends and family.