Dr. Heather Hong was born and raised in Southern California where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in physiological science from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, San Francisco.
During her time in the Bay area, she was the director of the Community Dental Clinic which serves homeless, members of substance recovery programs and victims of abuse.
She later received her specialty training in periodontology and Master of Medical Sciences degree in oral biology from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. While living in Boston, Dr. Hong conducted research in the area of bone regeneration in preparation for dental implants.
She is a diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. Heather is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.
Heather is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. She and her husband Michael love to hike, cook, and watch movies.