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Meet Dr. Tim Yu

Timothy Yu DDS, MSD

Dr. Tim Yu DDS, MSD is a Board Certified specialty-trained orthodontist focusing his practice on the growth and development of the craniofacial complex, orthodontic TMD treatment, and facial esthetics. He takes a comprehensive approach to treatment, working with an interdisciplinary team of physicians, dentists, orofacial myofunctional therapists, and breathing experts to deliver quality care to patients.

Dr. Yu trained at the University of the Pacific for his orthodontic specialty, where he completed his MSD looking at the soft tissue effects of maxillomandibular surgery for sleep apnea. He has had numerous accolades for his research, including awards from the American Association of Dental Research, and has presented his research at the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics and the American Association of Orthodontics.

He is an active member in dental associations, where he currently is serving on the Government Affairs Council with the California Dental Association to support patient protections and increasing access to care for underserved populations.


Professional Affiliations

American Association of Orthodontics

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics

American Dental Association

California Dental Association

Orange County Dental Association

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Contact Aviara

11121 Los Alamitos, Ste 201, Los Alamitos, CA, 90720

(714) 230-2424