Dr. Grace Hwang, DMD      3492-ZF-10203-51756-1-031

Dr. Grace Hwang has been treating patients in the Santa Clarita Valley and Los Angeles area for over 14 years. She enjoys helping patients restore, maintain and beautify their smiles with modern technology that blends comfort, form and function.   

Originally from the East Coast (small town outside Atlantic City/South Jersey), she received her undergraduate degree in the Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997, worked for a year in network news at ABC News covering medical and health stories, before obtaining her Doctorate in Dental Medicine at Tufts University in Boston in 2002.   Soon after, she relocated to Los Angeles with her husband, Jeff, who grew up in the San Fernando Valley and has a CPA practice.

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“Dr. Grace,” as her patients call her, has been an Associate Dentist for many years, focusing on honing her clinical acumen and investing in quality dental continuing education, before opening her own dental practice. She completed training over ten years ago, in Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics and is experienced in treating full mouth reconstruction cases (crowns and veneers for collapsed and severely worn teeth).  She has been an Invisalign Premier Provider since 2004 and helped patients of all ages, from 16 to 75, straighten and close gaps between teeth to rebalance their smiles, improving bite, function, esthetics and quality of life.  She is also a Six Month Smiles Provider which is an orthodontic system that utilizes clear brackets and clear wires to straighten teeth in about six months.  She offers Sedation and Nitrous Oxide to help make dental visits as comfortable and anxiety-free as possible. 

When she is not seeing patients, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, yoga, baking desserts and indulging her own sweet tooth.

EDUCATION

  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in Biological Basis of Behavior, 1997
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine, 2002
  • Member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Fernando Valley Dental Society
  • Esthetic Professionals, Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics Residency, 2005
  • Invisalign Premier and Six Month Smiles Provider
  • Certified Oral Conscious Sedation Provider