Dr.Henry H. Vu
Dr. Vu has had an additional multi-year Residency in Prosthodontics beyond dental school. A Prosthodontist is a dentist who has completed special training in the treatment of problems with the temporal mandibular joint and making replacements for missing teeth and other structures of the mouth to restore the patients appearance, comfort and health. Prosthodontic training enables a dentist to provide advanced treatment for complex dental problems such as when patients have highly worn or broken down teeth throughout their mouth.
A native of the bay area, Dr.Vu graduated from San Jose State University and attended the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. After graduation he entered the 3 year advanced Prosthodontics program with the University of Michigan and the Detroit Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Vu is able with his advanced training to place and restore dental implants. He is proficient in everything from single tooth replacement to a full mouth reconstruction. Currently Dr. Vu is a part time clinical instructor at UOP Dental School where he teaches implant dentistry to the graduate students. In June 2007 he received the Faculty Award in recognition of his teaching excellence.
Dr. Vu is active in many professional organizations including: The American College of Prosthodontists, American College of Osseointegration, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, and the Delta Study Club where he also serves as a restorative adviser.