Dr. Kirk Yen

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
San Jose
37 years experience male

Locations

Kirk K Yen, DDS, Inc.

San Jose

Address

1660 Willow Street, Suite t, San Jose
Directions

Fax

4082657532

About

Bio

Practiced Oral and Maxillofacial Sugery since 1983. Same location since 1985. Private office setting in a dental professional building near Willow Glen district. All aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery are offered.

Specialties
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

112 Answers
111 Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
37 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See an oral surgeon: Most likely you fractured the bone that supports the teeth in the jaw, crestal bone. If the teeth is mobile when you touch it it is likely fracture ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
37 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Occlusal trauma: Fair percentage of people under stress exhibited clenching or grinding of their teeth. Prolonged clenching caused the teeth to come together for long ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
37 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Have it evaluated: Wisdom teeth are frequently in a malposed position that makes it difficult or impossible to keep clean. That can caused gum disease problem which can ... Read More

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Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Sep 17, 2017
A dedicated Oral Surgeon with to the point and knowledgeable answers.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I now have a periodontal appn't set for this Thursday. An apicoectomy done 2 months ago by endodontist failed, in Florida. Too bad. It also cost $2,400. I have to again ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Saw the perio at a cleaning a few days ago. He was upset with me. I will still see the endo tomorrow for a root canal retreat. Maybe it will work. Maybe an apico will. T...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I'll be seeing the restorative dentist this Friday and will ask about this issue and options. This is before any implanting is done by perio dds.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

University of Texas at Houston
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