WHO WE ARE
Dr. Sung J. Hong and his staff represent the core of the
California Dental Specialty Group. We invite
you to visit us to learn first-hand about our uniquely
professional and friendly office.
Dr. Sung J. Hong is an American Board Certified
Prosthodontist, a Fellow of the International
Congress of Implantologists, and a Fellow of the
American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Hong
was graduated from the USC School of Dentistry
with a D.D.S. degree, and received the Outstanding
Achievement Award from USC and the O.K.U. Award
from the National Dental Honorary Society.
He completed his residency in prosthodontics at
the UCSF Graduate School of Dentistry and holds
an MA Degree in Educational Psychology. Dr. Hong
teaches prosthodontics at the UCSF School of Dentistry
as a course director and is a member of both the
American Dental Association and the California
Dental Specialty Group specializes
in the latest techniques for crowns, bridges,
implant-supported restorations, cosmetic procedures,
complete and partial dentures, complete mouth
reconstruction, orthodontia, oral surgery, and
To make an appointment with Dr. Hong, click here.
Dr. Thomas L.
Chou received his Doctor of Dental Medicine
degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
in 1982, and received a Certificate of Advanced
Graduate Study in Orthodontics from Boston University
in 1988. He practiced both general dentistry and
orthodontics in Massachusetts for a number of years
before moving to Northern California and beginning
his private practice in Orthodontics in 1996. Dr.
Chou brings a wealth of experience in General Dentistry,
TMJ, and orthodontics to the California Dental Specialty
FAMILY AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY :
Samantha Truong, D.D.S.
Dr. Truong grew up in the heart of Silicon Valley San Jose, CA. After graduating from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor's of Science, she attended Dental School at and earned her DDS degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2004. Afterwards, she finished a one-year general practice residency program at the University of Southern California. Yearning to further expand her knowledge about dentistry, she then completed a three-year residency program at the WLA VA Medical Center in Prosthodontics, the dental specialty that pertains to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of oral function and esthetics.
Passionate about cosmetic dentistry, especially veneers, crown and bridge, Dr. Truong originally decided to pursue a career in dentistry because she wanted to give everyone a perfect smile. With the philosophy of treating every patient like a family member, Dr. Truong's ultimate goal is to educate and provide her patients with the best dental care.
When not working, Dr. Truong enjoys spending time with her husband, their two children and their three dogs. She and her husband's favorite pastimes include traveling, relaxing, and eating delicious foods.
Kavitha Ravi, DDS
Dr. Kavitha Ravi obtained her Fellowship in Craniofacial Molecular Genetics and Stem Cell Research from UOP Dugoni School of Dentistry and went on medical missions to provide free dental care to cleft lip and palate patients. She received her DDS degree from UCSF School of Dentistry.
She is a highly trained and experienced dentist with a warm and caring personality. She received her first dental degree from India and went on to complete a three year residency program in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics. She has many years of experience practicing in India before relocating to the U.S.A.
Dr. Ravi continues to stay up to date with the latest advancements in dental technology through continuing education programs and regularly updates her skill sets. Her goal is to provide highest quality of dental care to patients of all ages.
She is an active member of American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Santa Clara County Dental Association, and American Cleft Lip and Palate Association.
In her free time, Dr. Ravi loves to travel with her husband and son. She also likes to paint, cook and bike.
FAMILY & PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY :
Annie Chou, DDS
Dr. Chou was born in Taiwan but grew up in Southern California. After graduating from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and working in micro-biology research, Dr. Chou went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Chou’s passion is to provide high quality dental care to her patients. She in particular enjoys working with children with whom she will quickly develop rapport and trust. Dr. Chou strives to create a comfortable, friendly and relaxing dental experience and environment for patients through understanding and meeting patient’s individualized needs.
During her spare time, Dr. Chou is also a passionate baker, always testing new recipes to perfect her baked goods. She loves to do crafts, go biking, hiking with her rescue dog “Bonus”, traveling around the world, and watching movies.
Dr. Chou currently resides in San Francisco, and looks forward to working with you.
DR. HONG AND STAFF :
You will find our staff to be professional, pleasant,
caring, and anxious to help in our Sunnyvale office. But their greatest asset is their
ability to make our patients feel comfortable and welcome
with their friendly and professional care.
We Love New Patients
Our practice only prospers and grows if we give exceptional
care to our patients and excellent support to our referring
doctors. We try hard to do both. If you know anyone
who could benefit from our care, please feel free to
give them our name for a consultation. Your referral
of a friend, family member or colleague is an appreciated
expression of the confidence you have in our office.
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Serving San Jose, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Saratoga, Los Altos & Campbell
Dental Implants, Dentures & Prosthedontics, Cosmetic Dentistry, CEREC One Visit, Crowns & Bridges