“I truly believe my patients are the reason I’m here. That’s why my patients always come first in my practice.”

— Dr. Christopher Chung

 

Education

Dr. Chung - award winning orthodontistDr. Chung pursued his undergraduate education at the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated in 1993. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1997. In 2000, Dr. Chung completed a three-year specialty program in orthodontics and obtained a Master of Science in oral biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University).

He remains on the cutting edge of modern orthodontics after more than 20 years of private practice. He is one of the few elite providers using the SureSmile robotic customized technique. He has been using SureSmile for more than seven years and has also been featured on NJ Channel 12.

Beyond this, Dr. Chung has extensive experience in performing early phase 1 treatment for younger children, which enables him to correct many bite issues without surgery. He is one of the few orthodontists who offers “hidden” braces behind the teeth for adults who seek alternatives to either braces or Invisalign®.

As an Invisalign® provider, Dr. Chung has the distinct pleasure of being a Platinum Plus Invisalign® Provider. This means that Dr. Chung has seen a wide variety of orthodontic cases and his experience benefits you by providing you with the best, most effective treatment.

Dr. Chung has been named a New Jersey top dentist by New Jersey Magazine (as voted by professional peers) for 12 consecutive years. He has also been named a New Jersey favorite kids’ doctor and top dentist by Millburn-Short Hills Magazine.

Author

Dr. Chung is also a 5-star rated author. In his book, 100 Essential Answers to Your Orthodontic Questions, Dr. Chung shares essential knowledge keys about braces in this orthodontic answers book. A welcoming question-and-answer format grants easy access to the same expert advice he gives his in-office patients daily. Arranged in quick-to-read sections for preteens, teens, and adults, the book can be read in sequence or by jumping directly to a topic of interest. Dr. Chung’s new book is available for purchase on Amazon. If you would like to receive a free copy at your appointment, request a free consultation today!

Awards

  • Chosen as one of New Jersey’s Top Dentists by New Jersey Magazine (as voted by professional peers) for 12 consecutive years: 2010 – 2022
  • Named one of New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Doctors by New Jersey Family Magazine
  • Named as one of the top dentists for Millburn-Short Hills Magazine
  • Featured on NJ Channel 12 about SureSmile Technology
  • Numerous 5-star Patient Reviews

Training

Dr. Chung is a Roth-Williams-trained orthodontist. A Roth orthodontist completes two years of Roth-Williams advanced functional occlusion courses, beyond three-year postgraduate orthodontic studies. Roth orthodontists receive extensive training on bite correction and aligning teeth, to render a healthy, functional, stable, and attractive smile.

In addition, Dr. Chung has completed many hours of continuing orthodontic education to stay current on the latest techniques, technology, and research findings. Throughout the year, he attends seminars, lectures, and meetings at local, state, and national levels.

Memberships

Beyond the Practice

Dr. Chung and his wife have two daughters, Katie and Lauren. When he’s not creating smiles for his patients, Dr. Chung enjoys time with his loved ones. He also likes to play golf, enjoys photography, and likes to travel.

Credentials

New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Doc Badge