Dr. John Yu

Endodontics
San Gabriel, CA
15 years experience male

Locations

EndoCare Center

San Gabriel, CA

Address

416 W Las Tunas Dr. #203, San Gabriel, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

6262938599

Insurances accepted

Cigna

Aetna

Dental Benefit Providers, Inc

Blue Cross of California

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

EndoCare Center

Irvine, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Yu graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2005. He then completed a General Practice Residency program at the Veterans Administrations Sepulveda Hospital in Northridge where he cared for medically complex dental patients and performed dental surgery under general anesthesia. Having discovered a passion for endodontics, Dr. Yu returned to Columbia University to complete his specialty training and certificate in Endodontics. Dr. Yu has been practicing dentistry for 8 years. He is board-eligible by the American Board of Endodontics. After his specialty training, Dr. Yu worked in a busy endodontic group practice. He recently started EndoCare Center in San Gabriel and in Irvine. Dr. Yu is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Orange County Dental Society. In addition to English, Dr. Yu is fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese. In his free time, Dr. Yu and his wife enjoy spending time with their three children and visiting friends. Dr. Yu also enjoys swimming, tennis and golf.

Specialties
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Endodontics

Endodontics

Licenses

United States: California, California

Doctor Q&A

109 Answers
381 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
Wait or do something: It is hard to help without specifics. Get a second opinion if you don't believe what your dentist is telling you. However, if the dentist advised you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
Rare but possible: Abscess from one of the lower teeth can cause swelling of the floor of the mouth (your tongue becomes elevated) and that could compromise breathing. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
No and Yes: Not all teeth that have been crowned need root canal treatments, but most root canal treated teeth have crowns. And yes, it definitely help to have t ... Read More

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Thank you notes
Oct 27, 2013
Great knowledgable dentist. Dr. Yu gives insightful answers.
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Sep 21, 2013
Thank you Dr. Yu! Your advice was SO helpful & you answered so quickly! I'm SO impressed! I wish you had an office in my neck of the woods. My case (root canal upper front tooth/pierced sinus/flushed ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I REALLY appreciate your advice & speedy answer! THANK U SO MUCH! : )
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Thanks for your quick reply! Abscess is being treated with antibiotic. Would warm compress help?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Cd better since such a large file. I now agree. bye!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, NY
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

Veterans Administration Sepulveda

Awards

TopDENTISTS 2013

Affiliations

ADA, AAE, OCDS
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