BPsych Sci BBus BOralH GDipDent DClinDent (Endo)
David Yong joined the Endodontic Group as a registered specialist in 2022 after completing his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His interest in endodontics was forged during several years of general dental practice in Queensland and NSW, across both the public and private sectors, where he gained a wealth of experience in comprehensive treatment planning and managing dental emergencies via surgical and endodontic interventions. Clinically David has a research interest in vital pulp therapies and bioceramic endodontic materials which have been published in the Australian Dental Journal.
In addition to his dental studies and training, David also holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science and a Bachelor of Business from Griffith University, where he received Academic Excellence Awards (top 5% of Griffith students) in 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2006-2007, he was also awarded a Study Abroad Exchange Scholarship, and complete a semester of study at Korea University and an internship at Samsung Electronics.
David has volunteered his time as a dentist to the Tzu Chi International Medical Association in Brisbane, providing care to asylum seekers, the homeless and others in need. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and travelling to explore different cultures and cuisine.