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MEET THE DOCTOR


dr-yuDr. John Yu 

Dr. John Yu is a comprehensive cosmetic, implant and family dentist who takes pride in treating his patients like his own family and keeping their smiles healthy and beautiful. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Yu graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and then his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

Since graduation, Dr. Yu has devoted an extensive amount of hours to continuing education, particularly in the areas of cosmetic dentistry, CAD/CAM computerized dentistry (CEREC), full-mouth reconstruction and implants. He has made continuing education a fundamental principle of his practice so that he can provide his patients with the very best quality dentistry. He is a certified CEREC Trainer for Patterson Dental and is also a CEREC Mentor at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry, where he helps other dentists master CEREC technology. He’s also published several articles in industry magazines. Dr. Yu is currently pursuing sustaining status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Fellow status with the Academy of General Dentistry and Diplomate status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He was also voted as one of Tucson’s “Top Dentists” multiple times by his peers in the Tucson Lifestyle Magazine (2010-2015) as well as one of the nations “Top 40 Dentists Under 40” by industry representatives in the Benco Incisal Edge Magazine (2013). Dr. Yu was also awarded the “Copper Cactus Award” by the Tucson Chamber of Commerce (2013) for the innovative use of technology in the delivery of patient care.

The level of personalized care and attention to detail that Dr. Yu provides is truly exceptional. He takes the time to get to know his patients one on one and form trusting relationships built on respect and understanding, so that he can better customize a treatment plan that is best suited for each patient. Utilizing progressive methods, cutting-edge technology and a gentle approach, Dr. Yu combines the perfect blend of esthetic artistry with clinical excellence.

Dr. Yu’s professional affiliations include: Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association, Southern Arizona Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Spear Study Club, and Business Network International.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Yu enjoys spending time with the love of his life, Jane, and their 2 kids, Elijah and Elora. He also loves movies, eating, cycling and is an avid UW Huskies and Arizona Wildcats fan. He and his wife are also very active in their church (Remnant Christian Church).