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Susan Jene Wang DDS, MS, Dental Director

Primary Specialties
  • Pediatrics Dental
    (Board Certified)
  • Additional Languages Spoken
    English and Korean

Awards

March 17, 2011: Recipient of 2011 IADR Giddon Award for Distinguished Research in the Behavioral Sciences: International Association of Dental Research, Annual Session in San Diego, California.
May, 2009:, 2009 Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children, Graduate Student Research Award, The Foundation of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Annual Session in Honolulu, Hawaii
March, 2008: Recipient of Dental Residency Award, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan
September, 2007: Recipient of Delta Dental Master Thesis Research Fund Award
November, 2007: Recipient of Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant, University of Michigan
April, 2002: Recipient of Mobile Dental Clinic Director’ Merit Award- USC School of Dentistry
May, 2002: Recipient of The Frank Lott Memorial Award; USC School of Dentistry Alumni Association

Physician Bio

Dr. Wang is an experienced, skilled, and trusted pediatric dentist, focused on providing excellent dental care for her patients. She understands not every patient has a positive dental experience, which is why Dr. Wang’s goal is to be as gentle as possible. She is proud to offer comprehensive and individualized oral health care to children, starting from infancy and leading up to adolescence. Practicing dentistry since 2002, she is currently the Dental Director at Friends of Family Health Center, and has been since 2009.

Dr. Wang’s Master’s Thesis allowed her the opportunity to develop a visual aid, used to educate parents of young children, in order to explain children’s dental treatment needs. Her discoveries displayed the use of this visual aid improved the understanding of dental care. They also significantly amplified treatment cooperation of the parents, as well as their children. Dr. Wang’s Master’s Thesis is published in the Pediatric Dentistry journal.

Dr. Wang lives in Fullerton with her husband, and they enjoy spending their time traveling together, discovering new places. They also particularly enjoy dining out, cooking, and spending time with their loved ones.

Dr. Wang is a part of the following professional memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Orange County Dental Association
  • Kenneth A Easlick Society

Education

• B.A. in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) in 1997
• D.D.S. degree from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) in 2002
• Completed her pediatric dentistry residency program at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) in conjunction with the Mott Children’s Health Center/Hurley Medical Center (Flint, MI) and M.S. from the Horace H. Rackam School of Graduate Studies (Ann Arbor, MI) in 2008
• Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Primary Office

Address:
501 S. Idaho St.
Suite 120
La Habra, CA 90631