Meet Victor Hwang
Dr. Victor HwangDDS
Dr. Victor Hwang is a native of the East Bay Area. He was born in San Francisco and raised in Walnut Creek. He received his Bachelor's degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA as an undergraduate. He attended Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001. He decided to pursue further training in dentistry by completing a one-year fellowship AEGD at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2002. He returned to the Bay Area to practice full time in private practice as a general dentist for about three years in Pleasant Hill, California. During that period he also served as a part-time clinical instructor at the UCSF School of Dentistry. After practicing general dentistry, he discovered his passion for dentistry was in endodontics. He continued his training and received his endodontic specialty certificate from the New York University College of Dentistry in New York City. Currently, he is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, California Dental Association, and Southern Alameda Dental Society. He was President of the Northern Californa Academy of Endodontists (NCAE) in 2016 after serving on the board for the previous three years. His special interests in dentistry and endodontics are in chronic pain. Along with practicing full time in endodontics and spending time with his family, he is currently obtaining a masters degree in the field of Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine at the University of Southern California.