Hoyoung is a certified dental assistant and completed her training at CDI College in Vancouver in 2011. She was a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated at the top of her class in 2006 in South Korea. After completing her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene, Hoyoung entered a Master and Ph. D course which major’s was preventive dentistry in Kyungpook National University in South Korea. She has worked in the dental field for over 8 years. She also was a part-time instructor at the school of dental hygiene where she taught theory as oral anatomy, oral biochemistry and so on to dental hygiene students in South Korea. She is a member of the College of Dental Surgeon of BC(CDSBC), the association of dental hygienists of Korea (KDHA) and The Korean Academy of Preventive Dentistry and Oral Health.
She came to Whitehorse with her husband in 2014. She loves cooking Korean food and sharing it.. Hoyoung continues to maintain very high standards of care at her work place, and likes to share her dental knowledge with patients.
She is usually working with Dr. Sonja Baur, and she also works with our oral surgeon Dr Jason Choi and our orthodontist Dr Tarek El-Bialy.