When it comes to practicing dentistry, cookie-cutter care doesn’t work for Dr. Hung. At every appointment, he aims to listen more and talk less, giving each patient his undivided attention. He’s also been known to personally follow-up with patients from time to time. He looks forward to meeting and getting to know you! You can learn more about Dr. Hung’s background below.
Why Did You Become a Dentist?
In college, Dr. Hung spent a year studying in Japan and was enthralled by its culture, language, and unique perspective. Dr. Hung was always interested in human physiology, but he stumbled across dentistry while working as a volunteer chair-side assistant at a student-run clinic that cared for the underserved. He also was fortunate to be paired with an inspiring mentor dentist through a healthcare professional mentorship program on campus. He became a dentist to help people, and he values its evidence-based, preventative approach.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After Dr. Hung graduated from the University of California in San Diego, he studied at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Following that, he completed a general practice residency at the University of Washington to further advance his clinical skills. He is currently a member of the following professional organizations:
What Do You Do Outside the Dental Office?
When he’s not with patients, Dr. Hung is often found enjoying the scenery at Puget Sound or choosing flowers at Pike Place Market. When weather permits, he also likes to hike trails on Mt. Baker or Mt. Rainier. He also enjoys working out at the gym, playing tennis and volleyball, and spending quality time with family, friends, and his adopted Michigan domestic short-hair cat, Mochi.