After receiving her dental degree in Taiwan in 1998, Dr. Yu was trained as a general practice/prosthetic resident in Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan before she embarked on research training. Dr. Yu completed her research training at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2005. With her dedication and passion in the study of periodontal disease, she completed her Certificate in Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2015.
Dr. Yu joined Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2015; she currently teaches full-time in the student clinic at Tufts. Dr.Yu has published 25 peer-reviewed articles, and won several national prestigious awards, both in teaching and research. She is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology.
Specialties and Services:
Dr. Yau-Hua Yu, DDS, DMSc, is a full-time assistant professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. As a multi-disciplinary trained dentist, she specializes in providing high quality care to patients in need of basic to complex periodontal treatment.
- Periodontology and periodontal surgery
- Non-surgical periodontal treatment
- Regenerative procedures
- Esthetic (prosthetic) crown-lengthening procedures
- Dental Implants and site preparation (bone augmentation)
- Mucogingival plastic surgery
- Laser-assisted periodontal treatment