Meet Dr. Do
Dr. Do, also known as Dr. Don, was born and raised in Orange County, California. He attended University of California, Irvine earning his Bachelor degree in Biology.
Dr. Don later went to receive his Doctorate Degree in Dental Surgery at New York University in New York City and served as president of the Student Chapter of the American Academy Pediatric Dentistry. At NYU, Dr. Don was the recipient of the Certificate of Merit AAPD Predoctoral Student Award.
Realizing his passion for providing for pediatric oral health, Dr. Don continued his education at NOVA Southeastern University in conjunction with Broward General and Joe DiMaggio Hospital in Florida. At NOVA, Dr. Don received his Pediatric Dental training and certificate and his Master of Science by completing research in the field of cleft palate repair with stem cells. Throughout the course of Dr. Don’s studies, he has been very involved in community and international outreaches taking him to underserved areas of NY, Florida, Honduras, Grenada, and Jamaica to provide dental treatment and, most importantly, dental education.
Dr. Don has had a lot of experience working and mentoring children as well. As an Eagle Scout, he has served as an adult leader in Troop 167 in Garden Grove, CA guiding scouts up the ranks. Also, as a second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, he has spent years training young martial artists to participate and excel in competition.
Dr. Don is enthusiastic to be working with our office and to be back in California. He is also a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Contra Costa Dental Society.
Dr. Don lives in Martinez with his wife Katie and his 2 children. His other interests include cooking, watching the food network, hiking, and walking their French Bulldog, Montana.